Safeguarding is a priority in all our churches.

We are committed to following government and Church of England guidelines on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and good working practice, including safer recruitment of volunteers and paid workers.

Each parish works to a formal safeguarding policy and procedure which can be viewed on each parishes webpage.

If you have any concerns regarding the safety or welfare of a child or vulnerable adult you can speak to:

Carole Fitzsimons Diocesan Safeguarding Officer
The Diocesan Office, The Palace, Peterborough PE1 1YB
01733 887040(direct line), 01733 887000 (switchboard)

or our Parish Safeguarding Officer (details below).

They have been appointed by the Peterborough Diocese and our Church PCCs to respond to any safeguarding concerns.

Revd Stephen Griffiths
Team Rector

Parish Safeguarding Officers

Oakham, Brooke and Hambleton – awaiting confirmation of appointment, In the meantime c/o Diocesan Safeguarding Officer, details above.

Whissendine, Teigh, Ashwell, Market OvertonMrs Alexandra Martin  01664 474432
LanghamMrs Jessica Blight  07557 333513
BraunstonMrs Gail Rudge  01572 755570
EgletonDiane Pike
to contact them all –

Useful Contacts

Childline (for children) – 0800 1111
NSPCC – 0808 800 5000
Kidscape – 0845 120 5204
Stop it Now – 0808 1000 900
MindinfoLine – 0300 123 3393
Through the Roof – 01732 737041
Action on Elder Abuse – 0808 8088141