The West of Severn Benefice takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously.  We have adopted the national Church of England’s robust procedures and guidelines.  You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at



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 the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay.


Local contacts available to speak to if you have any concerns:

Safeguarding Officer for the West Of Severn Benefice

Name: Eileen Magee

Tel: 01452 700353



Rector of the West of Severn Benefice

which includes the churches in these villages: Ashleworth, Corse, Hartpury, Hasfield, Maisemore, Staunton and Tirley

Revd John Longuet-Higgins

Tel: 01452 700965



Further information about safeguarding arrangements in the Diocese of Gloucester is available at This page includes contact details for the Diocesan Safeguarding Team



if there is immediate risk or danger

please conntact the police on 101.


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