Church of England Diocese of Blackburn St. Leonard Penwortham


Promoting a Safer Church

As a church we have adopted the Safeguarding Policy available below.

Details of our Parish Safeguarding Officer can be found in “Safeguarding in our Parish - who’s who” below.

We have also displayed the Promoting a Safer Church poster prominently within our church.

All those working with children and adults at risk have received safeguarding training and support.

Reporting a concern

Any safeguarding concerns in our Parish should in the first incidence be brought to the attention of our Parish Safeguarding Officer  who can seek further advice from Sharon Hassall, the Blackburn Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor

Safeguarding in our Parish - who’s who

The Incumbent

Revd Nick Mansfield - 01772 742367

The Churchwardens

Currently vacant

The Parish Safeguarding Officer

Dorothy Gardner - 07742 941635 - [email protected]

Hall manager and booker

Philip Walsh - 01772 745409

Co-ordinator of work related to children, young people, adults at risk

Revd Nick Mansfield - 01772 742367

Who to talk to if you observe or are told about Safeguarding concerns

Revd Nick Mansfield - 01772 742367

Dorothy Gardner - 07742 941635 

Safeguarding_Policy_2019-2-ACNY, PDF