Promoting a Safer Church

This page provides information on the policies and practice of the TBN parish church council (PCC) including Safeguarding and GDPR.

Safeguarding – A Safer Church for All

A Copy of our safeguarding policy can be seen here

We draw on the guidance provided by the Church of England – which is also attached. Parish Safeguarding Handbook 

The Church of England policy statement is here: Promoting a Safer Church

We are currently hoping to appoint a safeguarding officer, but in the meantime for any matters relating to safeguarding please contact Andy Murphie on 017687 72509. This page gives a summary of safeguarding-related contacts. You can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Joanna van Lachterop, on 07458 016884 or

If you believe a child to be at immediate risk you must contact Cumbria Children’s Services 0333 240 1727 or the Police.

Urgent concerns about vulnerable adults should be referred to your local District Adult Social Care office 0300 303 2704 or, out of normal office hours, the Emergency Duty Team 01228 526690, or the Police.


We’re careful to comply with GDPR and more details are here