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We take care for all people very seriously in this Benefice and have particular duty of care for all Children and Vulnerable Adults. 

Safeguarding Officer

Jenny Lockwood is our Safeguarding Officer and has many years experience in this field. If you have any concerns please don't hesitate to contact Jenny ( or the Diocesan Safeguarding Team.

What to do if you have a safeguarding concern

If someone is in immediate danger

If you have information about a safeguarding situation where a child or adult is in immediate danger, or requires immediate medical attention, call emergency services on 999.

If there is no risk of immediate harm

If you do not think there is a risk of immediate harm, you must speak to an official about your concern as soon as possible. When first reporting a concern, please be sure to make contact using the information shown below.

Outside office hours

For urgent safeguarding enquiries outside of office hours (see below), please call our partners Thirtyone:eight on +44 (0) 303 003 1111 for confidential advice, guidance and support.

During office hours

Call 01865 208 295 or email for urgent safeguarding concerns Monday to Thursday 9am – 5pm and Friday 9am – 4.30pm.

You can also contact your area safeguarding adviser directly if you prefer:

Buckingham – Tsungai Muchegwa: 01865 208 295 

Oxford and Dorchester – Erica Hegg: 07341 866832

Berkshire – Charlotte Wilmshurst: 07443 700159

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