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Giving Thanks For Our Safeguarding Coordinators

A service of thanksgiving was held during choral evensong at Leicester Cathedral to mark the work of all those who serve as safeguarding coordinators in the Diocese of Leicester.

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Help the Diocese of Leicester Develop a Survivor Strategy

The Diocese of Leicester’s Safeguarding team are looking for local survivors to participate in a focus group to help develop a survivor strategy for the Diocese of Leicester and Leicester Cathedral, shaping future care and support for survivors.

New Independent Chair of Safeguarding Group 

We are pleased to welcome Adrienne Plunkett as the new Independent Chair of the Diocesan Safeguarding Oversight Group with effect from 1 January 2023, replacing David Cooper.

Resources for your church for Safeguarding Sunday on 20 November

Our churches are being invited to mark Safeguarding Sunday with prayer to ask God’s help in becoming a safer place for all.

Safeguarding: Final IICSA Report published

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has published its concluding Report. 

Survivors and victims contribute to Past Cases Review 2 Reports

Bishop Martyn shares a video message as we publish our local PCR2 Report and Action Plan

Statements from the Diocese and Bishop of Leicester

A former clergy person in the diocese has been convicted of sexual offences from his time as a teacher in a non-church school in the 1970s

Special Service to Thank Our Safeguarding Coordinators

Leicester Cathedral hosted a service for Safeguarding Coordinators from our parish churches and other worshipping communities across Leicestershire

Past Cases Review 2 continues

Work is still underway in our diocese as part of the nationwide review of safeguarding cases in the Church of England

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