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The Three Valleys Benefice takes its responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk,  very seriously. We work in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we work in accordance with best practices at all times.


The Three Valleys Benefice adopts in full the contents of The Church of England’s Safeguarding Policy for children, young people and adults, “Promoting a Safer Church”.

If you have any Safeguarding questions or concerns you can contact our Parish Safeguarding Adviser:


Louise Sandy  

Safeguarding Officer for Three Valleys Benefice



If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from:

to speak to a caseworker or Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor

01722 438651 and press option 3

Mr Jem (Jeremy) Carter
Safeguarding Adviser
01722 411922/ mobile 07469 857888


Mrs Suzy Futcher 
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

01722 411922/mobile 07500 664800



Service provider ‘thirtyone:eight’ provides cover from 5pm on Friday until 8am the following Monday 

Tel 0303 0031111


If necessary, report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay.

If someone is at immediate risk of harm please call 999.

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