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 

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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


Hannah

HANNAH CRITCHLOW 

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

 

  

 Seaham Shop

Les & Betty Priestley - Seaham Charity Shop Volunteers

RIP Les (1928-2015)

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News

Christmas is coming!

Published 10/12/2018
It's that time of year again, when we try to raise funds to heat our kennels over the winter. This year it is even more important than ever. We have a whole new central heating system to install! Here is the beautiful ex-Stray Aid rescue dog, Toffee, who regularly volunteers in the Community with owner Lee Henderson, looking at one of our top raffle prizes. This is no ordinary C...…read more

Busy year!

Published 25/11/2018
Hi everyone We have such a lot coming up, we are out and about in the community trying to raise funds to upgrade our kennel heating system, and also to raise awareness of the plight of stray, unwanted and abandoned dogs. Our December appearances are as follows: Sat 1st Dec : Sainsbury's Sedgefield 10-6, Sainsbury's North Road, Durham 10-4, Sainsbury's Brandon 11-2 Sat 1st Dec: ...…read more

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