National Child Exploitation Awareness Day – 2024

National Child Exploitation Awareness Day – 2024

The 18th March is the annual National Child Exploitation Awareness Day which aims to highlight the issues surrounding child exploitation, and encourages everyone to Think Twice, Think Abuse.  2024 marks the 10th anniversary of this awareness day. Child Exploitation is...
Safeguarding Sunday – 19th November 2023

Safeguarding Sunday – 19th November 2023

The 19th November is Safeguarding Sunday.  This is an awareness-raising national campaign organised by the Christian safeguarding charity Thirtyone:eight. It is a day where we will join with other churches across the UK to highlight the importance of protecting...
World Mental Health Day (10th October)

World Mental Health Day (10th October)

Tuesday 10th October is the annual World Mental Health Day.  The theme this year is, ‘Mental health is a universal human right’, to improve knowledge, raise awareness and drive actions that promote and protect everyone’s mental health as a universal human right.  Good...
Clergy Safeguarding Conference 2023

Clergy Safeguarding Conference 2023

On Tuesday 3rd October we held our annual clergy safeguarding conference at the conference centre at Buckfast Abbey.  More than 80 clergy attended along with several Parish Safeguarding Representatives. The training was led by MoMENtum, who are an organisation that...