Strete, Devon Strete

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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.

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Can the UK avoid a Europe-style return to lockdown?

Unlike the UK - and England in particular - many parts of Europe kept major restrictions in place for much longer. Whereas England fully unlocked in mid-July, parts of Europe did not do this until the autumn, and in many places kept tougher restrictions in place even as they did.
Part of this was to do with timing. The UK was hit by the more infectious Alpha variant and then Delta sooner, meaning it was in a position to push ahead with unlocking before others... The UK has, in effect, already had the wave the rest of Europe is seeing and has managed to avoid being swamped by it.
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Dartmouth & Kingswear Cottage Hospital Survey

The NHS has been changing the way it provides health services, moving away from a reliance on hospital beds to provide more services in people’s communities. Building work started in June on a new £4.8m Health and Wellbeing Centre in Dartmouth, which is due to open in late Summer 2022. This brings together a range of services in a single, purpose-designed centre including GPs, social care workers, Dartmouth Caring, community nurses and therapists, and a pharmacy - to better support individuals and the community as a whole.
Part of the funding for the new building will come from the sale or re-development of the former Dartmouth and Kingswear Cottage Hospital site, which closed in 2017. The Trust’s Board of Directors recognised that it would not be cost-effective or within the NHS remit to develop the site but, considering the importance of the site to the community, the Trust agreed to explore how future re-development could benefit the local community.
Click here to take part in the survey seeking the views of the local community.

Do You Need Help With Household Costs This Winter

South Hams residents experiencing financial hardship can now get help with paying essential bills through the Government’s new Household Support Fund.
Click here for more information.

Defibrillator Training

Tuesday 9th November in the Parish Hall at 6:30pm finishing around 8pm.
Training will be given on how to use the defibrillator which is important in the event of an emergency.
The Parish Council have invested in a defibrillator that is held in the old red telephone box near the village shop & post office.
Councillor David Rothwell is the contact for this 01803 770322.

Litter Picking in Strete

Litter picking is planned for Saturday 6th November. Those who would like to join please meet at Strete Parish Hall around 09:30am.
Please bring disposable gloves – rubbish bags will be provided. Everyone welcome to help including accompanied children.
Refreshments afterwards at Manor Farm Camp Site.
Councillor Louise Newman is the contact for this 01803 770224.

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Upcoming events in and around Strete.

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 Village Day

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