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.
Shops across England welcomed back customers yesterday for the first time in almost three months. Non-essential retailers, including the likes of clothes and book stores, have to operate with strict rules in place and it'll feel like a very different experience. Many stores plan to quarantine any items touched but not bought, and you can expect staff behind screens, limits on customer numbers, one-way systems and more, but it's a positive move in getting back to some normality. With the economy suffering huge damage from the pandemic, the reopening is an important step
Bosses at restaurant and food chains are concerned that if the two-metre social distancing rule remains in place they'll need much more help to avoid massive job losses.
Face coverings are now compulsory for the vast majority of travellers using public transport in England. More than 3,000 extra staff, including police officers, are being deployed at stations to enforce the new rules.
Seeing rugby being played normally to a huge live crowd in New Zealand at the weekend should give us all the inspiration to stick to the recommended guidelines to eliminate the risk of a 2nd outbreak of Covid 19 and allow the removal of more restrictions. Individual, responsible interpretation of the guidelines will win the fight.