Stray Aid - A Stray Dog's Best Friend - Charity No. 1117372Registered with Fund Raising Regulator
0300 999 4247
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Who's Who

 MEET THE TEAM!

John

JOHN BIELBY

Chief Executive Officer and Founder Member. John crusades every day to further the cause and ensure the survival of the charity

Sue

SUE BIELBY BVMS MRCVS

Veterinary Director and Founder Member. Sue qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 1983, wanting to help sick and injured animals. Her passion for the welfare of stray dogs was the spark that lit the flame that is now Stray Aid

 

Sue Vout

SUE VOUT BSc (Hons), PGCE

Chair of the Board of Directors. Sue is Sport Development and Engagement Manager and Acting High Performance Sport Manager at Northumbria University and Chair of the Northumbria Sport Foundation. Sue supports Stray Aid in all aspects of operational management and strategic development. She also supports the volunteer recruitment process.

Dave Clarke

DAVE CLARKE

Director. Dave works in the community to improve the welfare of dogs and promote responsible dog ownership

 

Jan Blakey

Cllr JAN BLAKEY

Director. Jan is a County Durham Councillor who works in the local community

Andrew Barnes Director

ANDREW BARNES MA, LL.B

Director. Andrew is Legacy Partnership Manager for Cancer UK and will assist in future-proofing the charity

Stuart Corbridge

PROFESSOR STUART CORBRIDGE

Director.  Stuart is Vice-Chancellor and Warden at Durham University and a new member of the Stray Aid community. He is keen to help as best he can around strategic management, financial planning and fundraising.

Marc Owens

MARC OWENS BA (Hons)

Director. Marc graduated from Teesside University with a First in BA Business Management and is currently studying for an MSc International Business Management at Northumbria University. He has been involved with Stray Aid since 2018 and is keen to help the charity to continue to grow and develop in the coming years.

Jeremy

JEREMY SNOWDON

Rehoming Centre Manager.  Jeremy is the rehoming centre manager

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LEE HENDERSON

Community Engagement Manager. Lee provides a valuable link between our charity and the community

 

Dawn

DAWN CAMPBELL

Kennel Supervisor. Dawn works tirelessly to ensure that kennel procedures are adhered to, and that all kennels are maintained to a clean and comfortable standard for our dogs 

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SHARNI BRIGGS

Charity Ambassador. Sharni goes out into the community raising awareness of the charity and the vital work we do.

Allison

ALLISON LATIMER BVetMed MRCVS

Veterinary Surgeon. Allison helps meet the welfare needs of the animals and operates in the Stray Aid welfare centre at least 2 days a week, carrying out a comprehensive range of operations, from routine neutering to complicated general surgeries. 

 

  

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Les & Betty Priestley - Seaham Charity Shop Volunteers

RIP Les (1928-2015)

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News

Charity Auction Night

Published 23/09/2019
We are once again hosting a live Stray Aid Charity night at the Fox Cub Spennymoor on Sunday evening 17 November 2019. Auction starting at 19.30. Entry £5 which will include a buffet. Again we will have a lot of lovely items to auction and we always have a good laugh and a great night. Please pay if you can prior to the night and this will help clarify numbers for the buffet. This ...…read more

HOT NEWS!!

Published 15/09/2019
Thank you so much! Your help has ensured that the dogs in our care are not only safe and well looked after but also, during the colder months, they are kept warm and cozy too! After a particularly harsh winter in 2017 we realised that our old heating system was not going to make it through another cold winter so, for the last couple of years, we’ve been raising funds to cover the ...…read more

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