The parish of St Margaret’s, Ingol is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies, (Parish Safeguarding Handbook; Promoting a Safer Church, which can be found here) and we have our own Parish Safeguarding Office and policies in situ. If you are concerned a child or adult has been harmed, or is at risk of being harmed please contact one of our Safeguarding team on the following numbers.

Parish Safeguarding Officer – Charlotte Siggers on

07749020013  or on Ingolstmargaretsafeguarding@outlook.com

Vicar-Rev Rie Walker on

01772 727208, revrie52@outlook.com.

The Diocese of Blackburn's safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contact details for the Diocesan Safeguarding Team (DST) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm, please contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Backburn Diocese Safeguarding Team –

01254503088

safeguarding@blackburn.org

or Cath Smith

07711485170

Catherine.Smith@blackburn. Anglican.org

Or at weekends, after 5pm or on Bank Holidays contact

Thrirtyone:eight on 03030031111