Safeguarding

The protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults is a priority at St Peter and St Paul, Bishops Hull and all our staff and volunteers undergo DBS checks (Disclosure and Barring Service) and safeguarding training offered by the Diocese of Bath and Wells according to the Diocesan policy. We strive to protect all in our care and take all concerns very seriously.


As a PCC we adhere to the Diocesan Safeguarding Policy and a copy can be accessed here:
Parish Safeguarding Policy

Our appointed person for Safeguarding is Tim Sutton and he can be contacted on llwyn42celyn@sky.com

Or our Minister is Rev Phil Hughes and he can be contacted on phil2overflowing@gmail.com

If you have any safeguarding concerns please call the church on 01823 336102 or the Diocesan Safeguarding Team on Diocese of Bath and Wells Safeguarding page

You may also find these contacts helpful:

Diocesan Safeguarding Team
Contact Details: 01749 385103 or 24/7 telephone numbers and more information

National Helplines:

Police/Fire/Medical Emergency: 999

Childline: 0800 1111

NSPCC: 0808 500 8000

Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 200 0247

MACSAS (Ministers and clergy sexual abuse survivors): www.macsas.org.uk

Mencap Learning Disability Helpline: 0808 808 1111

VOICE UK (For people with learning disabilities who have experienced crime or abuse): 0808 802 8686

StopItNow! (For anyone who may need help preventing abuse, even in themselves): 0808 100 0900

Women’s Aid (Seeking to end domestic violence against women and girls): www.womensaid.org.uk

Samaritans: 08457 909090

Other agencies and organisations are available and this is not intented to be an exhaustive list.