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We are committed to ensuring that all children, young people and adults-at-risk who take part in cricket have a safe, positive and fun experience , whatever their level of involvement.

Everyone who is involved in cricket has a shared responsibility to support this by promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults-at-risk and individually and collectively, we are signed up to the ECB Safe Hands Policy and are committed to deliver the ECB Safeguarding Standards as set out in the County Partnership Agreement

We recognise our collective and individual safeguarding responsibilities and accountabilities.

We commit to:

  • Implementing preventative safeguarding measures and creating safe and enjoyable cricket settings.
  • Having clear, simple process in place for reporting concerns.
  • Ensuring safeguarding concerns regarding children and adults-at-risk are managed appropriately and thoroughly in conjunction with the ECB, Statutory agencies and other organisations as appropriate.

Our Safeguarding Lead

This commitment is made by our County Board Trustees , the Foundation, the Cricket Clubs Trustees and our CEO to show our commitment to delivering the Safeguarding Standards for Cricket, set out by the ECB through the Safe Hand Policy.

Reporting a safeguarding concern

If you or someone else has a have a safeguarding concern, please share it (anonymously if you wish).   If someone is at imminent or immediate risk, you must phone Police or Local Social Services immediately – following which please contact our Designated Safeguarding Lead Heidi Langrish (details above) for local advice and support.

Other Contacts

The ECB Safeguarding Team can be reached on 020 7432 1200 or via email at

The NSPCC # is 0808 800 5000.

Childline are available on 0800 11110, or by post Childline Post Freepost 1111 London N1 OBR

If someone is in immediate danger, call the Police (999).

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