Church of England Diocese of Bristol Marshfield


Safeguarding policy in the Marshfield Benefice.

St Mary the Virgin Marshfield is one of four churches in Marshfield Benefice.  Each church in the Benefice is fully committed to safeguarding all who attend church, but especially children and vulnerable adults. The Benefice Safeguarding Polices are reviewed annually and are on display in in each church. All church leaders and those involved with children and young people are regularly trained in safeguarding matters and are subject to DBS checks. Please see copy of our Safeguarding Policy below.

If you have any Safeguarding concerns, please contact:

Aurea Hart – Benefice Safeguarding Officer, Marshfield – 01225 891453

Adam Bond – Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor 0117 906 0100

The Diocese of Bristol’s safeguarding pages (Diocese of Bristol | Safeguarding ( contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

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