All clergy and volunteers in the Benefice who are involved with children or vulnerable adults, comply with the Church of England Safeguarding Policy, which is overseen by the Diocesan Safeguarding Team and Advisers.


  • The Rector, Rev Jo Richards
  • Jenny Brooks: St Dunstan's
  • John Morrison: St Peter's and St Mildred's.

Contact any of the Safeguarding Team by telephoning the Benefice Office 01227 786109, emailing the Benefice Office below, or by using the Contact Us form.  Alternatively telephone one of the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers below.


The Safeguarding Advisers are qualified and experienced social care practitioners who can provide advice and guidance in the diocese on child and adult protection.  They can offer advice, discuss any protection matters and clarify anything in the Diocesan Guidelines.  They are always ready to work with you to plan a detailed response to any protection issue and consider all aspects of your particular situation.  Please do not hesitate to contact them.  They are always very ready to help.

Diocesan Safeguarding Officer Elaine Rose

Elaine Rose

01233 720930 / 07831 860218

Diocesan Safeguarding Officer Paul Brightwell

Paul Brightwell

01732 384734 / 07398 009951