Safeguarding Vulnerable People
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Picture, Protecting Hand

The Church of England is concerned about the several reports in the media
identifying failures to protect children and vulnerable adults and has put into place
robust procedures and guidelines to ensure those failures cannot be repeated.
The Diocese of Gloucester (of which Dymock is part)
takes its duty and obligation to protect everyone extremely seriously.

The Benefice of the Leadon Vale has adopted the Church of England's
robust procedures and guidelines, which are explained at:
www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding
and we are actively monitored by the Diocese of Gloucester

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 any Safeguarding Adviser (or see below) or if necessary,
report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay

Local contacts available to speak to if you have any concerns:

Safeguarding Advisor for Leadon Vale
Name: Mrs Hilary Morton
Tel: 01531 651869
Email: redmarleyforge@gmail.com

Vicar of St Mary's Dymock
Currently vacant – Contact Canon Dr Tudor Griffiths
Tel: 01452 543429
Email: tgriffiths@glosdioc.org.uk

Further information about safeguarding arrangements
in the Diocese of Gloucester are available at:
https://www.gloucester.anglican.org/about-us/safeguarding/
That website includes contact details for the Diocesan Safeguarding Team

IF THERE IS IMMEDIATE RISK OR DANGER
Please telephone the police on 101

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