Safeguarding of those in our care is important to us in the Riverside Parishes


 Ensuring that children, young people and adults are kept safe whilst in our care is an integral part of our church life. 

For more information about our policies and procedures or if you have any concerns, see below 

If You Are Concerned ...… that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from a Safeguarding Adviser

or if necessary report the matter to Nottinghamshire County Council Social Care Services or the Police without delay.

Contacts available to speak to if you have any concerns

Benefice Safeguarding Coordinator

Susan Twemlow

Telephone 01636 700600


Our Vicar

Revd. Georgie Hadley

Telephone: 01636 821343


Address: 43 Great North Rd Sutton on Trent Newark Notts NG23 6PL


Diocesan Safeguarding Team

Diocesan Safeguarding Officer; Julian Hodgson 

 Telephone: 01636 817200


from 7th September Julian will be joined by Lucey Grimsey as the Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Officer 


Nottinghamshire County Council

Main Switchboard
 ask for Children’s & Adults Social Care

Telephone: 0300 500 8080

Out of Hours Emergencies

5:30pm to 8am Monday to Thursday

4:30pm Friday to 8:30am Monday or Bank Holidays

Telephone: 0300 456 4546



If there is Immediate Risk or Danger
  CALL 999 



Julian Hodgson has joined the team based at Jubilee House on a full-time basis as Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser (DSA).
All safeguarding concerns should continue be directed to the Diocesan Safeguarding team on telephone 01636 817200 during working hours. For non-urgent advice and queries including DBS advice, please email the safeguarding team at
If you have an immediate or emergency safeguarding concern, contact the Police on 999 or statutory agencies for:-
A child or vulnerable adult in Nottinghamshire – MASH (Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub) 0300 500 8080
A child in Nottingham City – Child & Families Direct 0115 876 4800
A vulnerable adult in Nottingham City – 0300 131 0300 (Out of hours Duty team 0300 456 4546)