St Peter

The parish of Balkwell: St Peter is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Newcastle’s safeguarding pages 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."

If you have any concerns or wish to speak to someone about a safeguarding issue for children, adults or vulnerable adults please do not hesitate to contact thefollowing people:

Revd Lee Cleminson, Priest in Charge 0191 2571819.


Mr Keith Armstrong, Parish Safeguarding Officer, 07717422172

Mr Ernest Scott , Parish Safeguarding Officer & Church Warden, 07816102623

Carol Butler, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

Tel: 07825 167016
Email: [email protected]

Further information is available at:


The Church of England Safeguarding website

Get in touch

Rev’d Lee Cleminson

St Johns Vicarage
36 St Johns Terrace
North Shields

Priest in Charge
0191 2571819

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