St. Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults. The Nominated Parish Safeguarding Officer is Margaret Thomas (pictured Right). Margaret is also responsible for DBS Administration & Safer Recruitment.

For any general safeguarding enquiries, non-urgent reports or information requests, please email the church safeguarding team at

Should you have any immediate safeguarding concerns, please get in touch with the Vicar or Margaret directly (mobile 07585 635 872), or if someone is at immediate risk of harm, please call 999 for assistance.

More information on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults is available from the Diocese of Gloucester and from the Church of England.