Promoting a Safer Church

The PCC’s of Blandford Forum and Langton Long take their responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk very seriously, and works in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we work in accordance with best practice at all times.

Our Parish Safeguarding Statement can be viewed here  
Our Parish Safeguarding Policy can be viewed here

If you have any Safeguarding questions or concerns you can contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer Susanne Tun Pe on 07587 253984 email

Alternatively you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser,  on  01722 711922, 07500 664800 or email
Revised contact details for Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser due to Covid-19 Guidelines.

Heather Bland works 9am-5pm, Monday-Wednesday inclusive. Heather should be the first point of contact for urgent safeguarding advice from 8am-9pm on Mondays and Tuesdays and from 8am until 12pm on a Wednesday (via email or mobile 07500 664800), after which she will handover to Jem Carter as below. Jem Carter works 9am-5pm Tuesday-Friday inclusive. Jem is the first point of contact for urgent safeguarding advice from 12pm on Weds through until 5pm on a Friday. He is also available on an ‘on call’ basis until 9pm on Wednesday and Thursday evenings (via email or mobile 07469 857888). Jem also provides dedicated Safeguarding support to Salisbury Cathedral. An external Safeguarding service provider ‘thirtyone:eight’ continues to provide out of hours cover from 5pm on a Friday until 8am the following Monday – Tel 0303 0031111.



Neil Robertson, 12/06/2019