Be safe - all about safeguarding at St James

The Parochial Church Council of St James Church Burnopfield and Dipton is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for everyone, especially for children, young people and vulnerable adults.

It has adopted and approved the Church of England policy for promoting a safer church. This policy deals with all aspects of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

To discuss any safeguarding concerns relating to St James Church Burnopfield and Dipton please contact either:

The Parish Safeguarding Officers

Norma Brown 01207 272401 email [email protected]

Pam Martin 01207 270372 email [email protected]

Concerns can also be raised with the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Mrs Beth Miller who can be contacted as follows:

Address: Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, Durham, DH1 3RY

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Mobile: 07968 034075

For further information please also see the Diocese of Durham safeguarding pages


The Diocese of Durham Safeguarding Policy can be found at

Durham Social Care Direct: 03000 267 979

If there is an immediate risk of danger contact the Police on 101