In the event of safeguarding issues, our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Lewis Larmouth - 07590 466260.
Alternatively the Vicar is Fr Phil Hughes - 0191 298 0925 and the Assistant Curate is Fr Darren Bell - 0191 268 5367
The Parochial Church Council (PCC) and St Mary's District Church Council (DCC) have both adopted the House of Bishop's "Promoting a Safer Church; Safeguarding Policy Statement’. This can be found at -
Newcastle Diocese Safeguarding information can be found at - https://www.newcastle.anglican.org/safeguarding/
Additionally a downloadable leaflet ‘You will be listened to’ gives information and help on how to report abuse within the church and how the church will respond. This can be found at - https://www.newcastle.anglican.org/documents/survivor-leaflet-you-will-be-listened/<div>The Church of England Safeguarding Page: https://www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding/promoting-safer-church-safeguarding</div>
Northumberland County Council Safeguarding Team - 01670 536 400