Strete, Devon Strete

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Welcome

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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Devon Air Ambulance

DAA are looking to expand their network of volunteers and wondered if you may be able to help them spread the word. The Devon Air Ambulance service is free of charge and available to all who reside or visit Devon! They are completely independent of government or lottery funding, so they rely on the goodwill of the people of Devon to support them. Volunteers directly influence their ability to deliver critical care. Every hour they give and every task they undertake helps them reach those in urgent need swiftly and effectively. Their support enables them to continue offering the highest level of medical assistance to people across Devon when it matters most.

Could you spare an hour or two to help your local community through volunteering for Devon Air Ambulance. They have a host of volunteering opportunities to offer

  • Retail Volunteer – support one of their 20 charity shops & e-commerce team, warehouse operative,
  • Fundraising Volunteer – box collections, supermarket collections, delivering community talks, support events and logistics
  • Head Office Volunteer – support with administration
    No experience necessary as they offer a full induction, training, and friendly support.
    Volunteering is hugely rewarding and allows you to connect to your community and support others by raising important funds. Even helping with the smallest tasks can make a big difference to the people of Devon and help save lives! Volunteering is a great way to meet people, boost your wellbeing, develop new skills and gain experience. Volunteering with DAA is fun and flexible and can fit in with your lifestyle and around other commitments.
    Call into your local DAA shop and chat to one of their store managers or a volunteer. You can also visit their website www.daat.org/volunteer-with-us to find out more about volunteering and it’s benefits or contact their Volunteer Engagement Officer, Charlotte Fleetwood on 01392 466 666 or email volunteer@daat.org

Household Support Fund

Citizens Advice

Please click here to see the summer newsletter from South Hams Citizens Advice.

https://southhamscab.org.uk/ link for their website

Dartmouth Caring

Nick Hindmarsh  - Manager at Dartmouth Caring attended the Parish Council meeting on 20th June. Nick provided an update on the workings and service support of Dartmouth Caring in and around Dartmouth including Strete.
Click on Dartmouth Caring Presentation for more details.
In addition, click here to see a copy of their annual report with details of their income and outgoings. Strete Parish Council has a £500 donation to Dartmouth Caring included in their budget for 2024/25. Nick informed the meeting that Dartmouth Caring have provided various support to 52 clients in Strete.

Website for Dartmouth Caring | Charity helping the elderly & vulnerable

D-Day Events for 80th Anniversary

We recently commemorated the 80th anniversary of Exercise Tiger which was less than 6 weeks before the D-Day landings. The terrible consequences of that disaster helped the success of D-Day but not without the ultimate sacrifice of more service personnel.
It is a time to quietly reflect and for the community to come together to play our part in the Nations Tribute at the Beacon Lighting Ceremony at Manor Farm Beacon Site from 6pm on 6th June. There will be a Ram Roast and Live Music followed by the Beacon Lighting at 9:15pm.

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