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.

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. 

 

  

 Seaham Shop

Les & Betty Priestley - Seaham Charity Shop Volunteers

RIP Les (1928-2015)

Contact Us

Affiliates

Fundraising RegulatorChosen Paw linkWilson Vet Group

News

Stray Aid Annual Dog Show Sunday 2nd June

Published 28/05/2019
It's that time of year again, and this time our annual dog show and fun day is bigger and better than ever! At East Durham College, Houghall Campus, Durham DH1 3SG. Entries from 9.30am, judging starts at 11am. With 40 stalls booked in, food, drink and entertainment for the kids, it's a real family fun day! Car parking £2 per car with a free programme. Entries £2 per dog per class …read more

Sad news

Published 07/04/2019
When dear little Poppy arrived at Stray Aid on 9th October 2018, we were so very worried about her. She was 15 years old, blind and deaf, and with a host of age-related problems, we knew that only a very special person would take her on.  Thankfully she touched the heart of George who volunteers at our Blackhall charity shop, he came down and met her, and that was it! They fell in...…read more

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