The PCCs of Holy Cross Church, Haltwhistle and St. Cuthbert’s Church, Greenhead are committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults and creating protective and supportive environments where all people, and especially those who may be vulnerable, are able to worship and pursue their faith journey in safety.

We follow the national legal and procedural framework for safeguarding children and adults, and Church of England policy and practice.

If you have safeguarding concerns about an adult or child, they can be discussed in the strictest confidence by contacting a parish safeguarding officer or the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser listed below:


Stephanie Wigham
01434 320256


Keith Teasdale
07718 907660

Diocesan Safeguarding Officer

Carol Butler
07825 167016
[email protected]