Statement of safeguarding principles

The Parochial Church Council of St Michael and All Angels, of Witton Gilbert and Sacriston Parish is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for everyone, especially for children, young people and vulnerable adults. It has adopted and approved the Church of England policy for promoting a safer church. This policy deals with all aspects of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

At St Michael’s, clergy and lay officers are DBS checked and have received recent safeguarding training. In addition all volunteers who work with children and vulnerable adults are DBS checked in accordance with current guidelines and have received recent safeguarding training. 

To discuss any safeguarding concerns relating to St Michael and All Angels please contact either:

The Parish Safeguarding Officer: David Wilcox 07769 156 747      

Team Vicar: Revd Michael Peers 07487 306 251

Concerns can also be raised with the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Mrs Beth Miller – she can be contacted 07968 034 075 email or email#2

Address: Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, Durham DH1 3RY

Diocese of Durham Safeguarding website      HERE

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