Safeguarding at Holy Trinity Church, Ashford-in-the-Water

The aim of the Church of England is to make churches safer and also to create safe places where people feel able to disclose abuse beyond the church (e.g. at home, school or work). 

Holy Trinity Church, Ashford-in-the-Water has adopted the Church of England’s policy Promoting a Safer Church as its own safeguarding policy.  

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer and the Derby Diocesan Safeguarding Officer can provide safeguarding help, and know how to respond appropriately to a safeguarding concern or allegation:

Parish Safeguarding Officer for Holy Trinity Church, Ashford-in-the-Water:

Hilary Hull
Telephone number: 07942 095 246
Email address:

Derby Diocesan Safeguarding Officer:

Hannah Hogg
Telephone number: 01332 278 130
Email address:


If a child or adult is in immediate danger of significant or serious harm:
Call 999

Other useful resources:

Safeguarding section of the Derby Diocese website:

National helplines: 

  • NSPCC                          0808 800 5000
  • Childline                         0800 1111
  • Stop it Now                    0808 1000 900
  • NAPAC                            0808 801 0331
  • Samaritans                    116 123 
  • Family Lives                  0808 800 2222
  • National Domestic     0808 2000 247
    Violence Helpline          
  • Action on Elder Abuse   0808 808 8141