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

Jeremy

JEREMY SNOWDON

Rehoming Centre Manager.  Jeremy is the rehoming centre manager

Lee website photo

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 

Diane

DIANE HUMPREY

Charity Ambassador. Diane 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


Hannah

HANNAH CRITCHLOW 

Rescue Co-ordinator. Hannah networks with other rescues across the UK  

 

  

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Les & Betty Priestley - Seaham Charity Shop Volunteers

RIP Les (1928-2015)

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News

Christmas Raffle

Published 26/11/2017
As our planning submission is now live, it is more important than ever that we raise funds to make sure that our dreams for better quality kennels for our dogs can come true. A cattery upgrade will hopefully follow! Raffle tickets are now available. Prizes include: Three nights stay at Glenlochy Apartments, Ben Nevis, £100 cash, a wine hamper, a food hamper, and a luxury hamper (...…read more

PetPlan Support for Schools Project

Published 24/09/2017
At the Stray Aid rescue centre in Coxhoe, we see examples of neglect, sometimes deliberate but often through ignorance, on a regular basis. We feel that children are never too young to start learning the responsible dog ownership message, and as part of this commitment we regularly visit schools and community groups, teaching the children that dogs are not toys, they have feelings ...…read more

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