St Bartholomew's Church is committed to the safeguarding of people who may be at risk and promoting good practice.

You can see our Parish Safeguarding Policy here. We are committed to working within the latest Church of England safeguarding guidance which you can find in the handbook.

Key Contacts

Parish Safeguarding Officer

Helen Whitfield

Tel: (0191) 266 1475. Email:

The Incumbent


Tel: TBC. Mobile: TBC. Email: TBC

The Churchwardens

Christina Gravell

Tel: (0191) 266 6437. Mobile: 07906262951. Email:

David Cowen

Tel: (0191) 266 6841. Mobile: 07774096080. Email:

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

Carol Butler

Mobile: 0782 516 7016. Email:

Diocesan Safeguarding Training Officer

Mark Bagnall

Telephone: 01912704100. Email:

Diocesan Safeguarding Operations Officer

Donna Brown

Telephone: 01912704100. Email: