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We take the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously.

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We take the safeguarding of children, young people and adults very seriously. We work to prevent abuse from occurring, seek to protect those that are at risk of being abused and respond well to those that have been abused.

If you are concerned that a child or vulnerable adult has been harmed or is at risk of harm, please do not hesitate to contact the Cathedral Safeguarding Officers for advice and support.

If you wish to report an allegation of abuse from the past, or in the present, please do not hesitate to contact us. Your information will be treated appropriately and kept confidential.

Contact our Safeguarding Officers

Our Safeguarding Officers are Ian Hunter and Charlotte Rowbotham

Call the safeguarding mobile on: 07951 624 103

Or email:

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor

If our Safeguarding Officers are unavailable, please contact Beth Miller, Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor on
Call her mobile on: 07968 034 075 or email

If Beth is unavailable, you can confidentially leave a contact number with the receptionist at Cuthbert House, the headquarters of the Diocese of Durham, on 01388 604515.

They will ensure your call is returned as soon as possible.

Diocesan Safeguarding Management Group

Are you unhappy with the way in which a safeguarding issue or abuse concern has been dealt with?

Please send your concerns in writing to the independent Chair of the Diocesan Safeguarding Management Group at:

Cuthbert House
Durham DH1 3RY