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Club Welfare, Safeguarding and Child Protection

Cycling should be a safe and positive experience for everybody. All those involved in the sport have a part to play in safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk. To assist with this, British Cycling will offer support and guidance, reflective of good practice, to all our members.

One of the most important ways to protect and safeguard children and adults at risk is to report any concerns. It’s important that you can talk to someone if you are worried or upset. This may be your parent/carer, a teacher or your club welfare officer.

The following are all points of confidential contact:

Peak Cycling Club Welfare Officer for Safeguarding and Child Protection – Robin Gupta – Tel: 07779 026883

e-mail:robingupta@doctors.org.uk

British Cycling Tel: 0161 274 2082

e-mail:compliance@britishcycling.org.uk

Out of hours Tel: 0161 274 2002

https://britishcycling.org.uk/safeguarding

Emergency

If that isn’t someone you feel that you can talk to, you can call Childline 0800 1111 or contact them via www.childline.org.uk

In case of an emergency situation contact:

Police 999

NSPCC 0808 800 5000

Peak Cycling Club follows the safeguarding procedures and guidance given by British Cycling for children and vulnerable adults. Our welfare officer has up-to-date enhanced DBS disclosure, and is trained in the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults.

Details of the British Cycling policies which Peak Cycling Club adhere to can be found on their website:

https://britishcycling.org.uk/safeguarding

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