Church of England Diocese of Chester Bidston

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Policy statement on Safeguarding at St Oswalds church, Bidston

St Oswalds church, Bidston takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously. As members of the church, we commit ourselves to the nurture, protection and safe keeping of all, especially children, young people and vulnerable adults. As part of our commitment to this, the PCC of St Oswalds has appointed Miss Claire Gartland as the designated safeguarding officer for our church.

We have adopted and adhere to the national Church of England’s robust procedures and guidelines. You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at you have any safeguarding concerns or issues of a safeguarding matter then you can find useful contact information at