Safeguarding

The Churches of the North Cheltenham Team Ministry, that is: St Mary’s Prestbury, St Nicolas Prestbury, All Saints Pittville, St Lawrence Swindon Village and St Mary Magdalene Elmstone Hardwicke, recognise and value children, young people (anyone under the age of 18) and vulnerable adults as equal partners in the life and ministry of the Church, and desire to encourage them to explore, discover and live out the Christian Gospel. The Parochial Church Councils of each Church takes seriously its obligations and responsibilities to protect and safeguard the welfare of any children, young people and vulnerable adults entrusted to the Church’s care.

Our nominated Child Protection Representative for All Saints, Pittville, Cheltenham is: Karen Winder, telephone (01242) 234299. Any allegations or concerns of abuse should be directed immediately to Karen.

A copy of our Policy for the Protection of Children, Young People and Adults can be found at the following link:

Our Safeguarding Policy for Children.

Our Safeguarding Policy for Vulnerable Adults

Our nominated Child Protection Representative for St Mary's Church, Prestbury and St Nicolas Church, Prestbury, Cheltenham is: Linda, telephone 07783 019902. Any allegations or concerns of abuse should be directed immediately to Linda.

A copy of our Policy for the Protection of Children, Young People and Adults can be found at the following link:

Our Safeguarding Policy for Children.

Our Safeguarding Policy for Vulnerable Adults.

Our nominated Child Protection Representative for St Lawrence Church, Swindon Village, Cheltenham is: Tony Jilbert, telephone (01242) 693639. Any allegations or concerns of abuse should be directed immediately to Tony.

A copy of our Policy for the Protection of Children, Young People and Adults can be found at the following link:

Our Safeguarding Policy for Children.

Our Safeguarding Policy for Vulnerable Adults

Our nominated Child Protection Representative for St Mary Magdalene Church, Elmstone Hardwicke, Cheltenham is: Sarah Jones, telephone (01242) 680740. Any allegations or concerns of abuse should be directed immediately to Sarah.

A copy of our Policy for the Protection of Children, Young People and Adults can be found at the following link:

Our Safeguarding Policy for Children

Our Safeguarding Policy for Vulnerable Adults

You can also read about the Diocesan approach to safeguarding , including their policies on their web pages at https://www.gloucester.anglican.org/about-us/safeguarding/ this page has the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor’s contact details and details of how anyone can report a concern.

You can also find the National Safeguarding Policy here: National Safeguarding Policy