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.
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.
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.
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 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.
On Sunday 19th September Iron becomes Steel with a charity triathlon event that starts at Blackpool Sands.
Click on https://iron2steel.co.uk/ to find out more details.