The churches of Oldbury Benefice take their responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk very seriously, and work in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we work in accordance with best practice at all times.

Our Parish Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded by clicking on the link at the bottom of this article.

If you have any Safeguarding questions or concerns you can contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Emma Marsh on 07864 000906 or email

Alternatively you can contact one of the Diocesan Safeguarding Team. This is a job share with different people available on different days, so please check the website and contact the appropriate person.

Please view the policy here (the policy is reviewed each year by each PCC, but not necessarily changed on this website unless there are changes to the policy).

For the Church of England’s position on safeguarding – the basis for its position and the expectations of its officers – please click here.

This was last reviewed at the APCMs in April 2023.