Welcome to the official website of Strete in Devon, England, which is managed by Strete Parish Council. Strete is about a fifteen minute drive from Dartmouth. It is to be found on the high coastal ground at the eastern end of Slapton Sands. It's a good place to stay if you like exploring the local beaches and is also convenient for Kingsbridge, Totnes and Salcombe. Strete is situated on the South West Coastal Footpath and, with a variety of accommodation in the village, it is an ideal location to take a break in your journey. Take time to relax and enjoy the beautiful AONB surroundings.
Volunteers are invited to join Harry Fenton and Louise Newman in repeating last year`s successful clean up of the lanes and roads around the village.
Meet at the parish hall, 09:30am on 4th March. Bring gloves and friends. The plan is to spend a couple of hours litter picking and then have coffee at Manor Farm camp site when we finish.
A new and very realistic spam email is circulating, which purports to be from the Police and is headed up ‘Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP)’. It gives brief details about some traffic offence and asks you to click on a link to access the full details. DO NOT CLICK on this link. The link is likely to infect your computer with malware. Suspected scams should be reported using the www.actionfraud.police.uk site which has an easy to follow reporting link.
Cirl Buntings are a rare songbird that almost became extinct
in the UK. The last of these birds remained in the Devon area, and over the past 25 years
the RSPB and local farmers have worked hard to bring it back. There are now
over 1000 pairs!
This local wildlife success story been nominated as Wildlife Success of 2016 by Countryfile Magazine.
The RSPB would like votes from the public to celebrate this success. The closing date for votes is 28th February and you can vote here: http://www.countryfile.com/article/wildlife-succes... It would be great for a local project to win this award.
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The Environment Agency has issued the following update on the sea defences work at Torcross