The care and protection of children, young people and adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the Church.

In order to create safe, caring communities, our Benefice is committed to the following:

  • Creating a safe environment and culture for all children and all adults involved in church activities

  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children, young people and vulnerable adults within the church

  • Safeguarding and protecting all children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in church activities

  • Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation.

Please see our safeguarding policy for further details

If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from a Safeguarding Adviser or, if necessary, report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Service or the Police without delay.

Please do not hesitate to contact the vicar with your concerns, or one of the following Parish Safeguarding Officers below.

Alternatively, please contact The Diocesan Safeguarding Team on 01865 208200 or the Local Authority Social Services

Safeguarding Officers for each Parish in the Benefice


Jeremy Goulston

01367 821143


Beryl Packer


Hilary Deakin


Jeremy Moss


Alison Pierazzini