What we do 

Safeguarding children
and vulnerable adults 

If you have a safeguarding concern about a child or vulnerable adult, please contact the appropriate person below:

* If an emergency, ring 999 for the police;

* Parish Safeguarding Officer – Roger Kirby 07550 013760;

* Rector – Revd Kevin Ashby 01664 503535 or 07921 919917;

* Team Vicar - Revd Dr Mary Barr 01664 464293;

* Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor – Rachel Spiers 0116 2615383 or 07930 819279;

* Diocese Out of Hours (after 5pm and weekends) – 0303 0031111 (option 2) & say calling from Leicester Diocese;

* Leicestershire County Council Adult Services – 0116 3050004;

* Leicestershire County Council Children’s Services – 0116 3050005 (day & out of hours).

The Parish works to the following policy and procedures. To view the documents click on the headings:

Safeguarding Policy – Promoting a Safer Church;

National Church of England Safeguarding Handbook;

Appendix of the Diocese of Leicester Specifications.

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Coffee Morning boost
Many thanks to all those who came along to support a Macmillan Coffee Morning in St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, on Saturday (September 25th). The magnificent sum of £215.48p was raised. More ...
Church services 
A number of churches in the Melton Team Parish are holding services in the coming days and weeks. To find out more read on... More ...
Shoebox Appeal launched 
Teams 4U have launched their Christmas Shoebox Appeal ‘ Love in a box’ for needy children. I would like to thank all those of you who supported the appeal last year. We now need to start planning for this Christmas - the cut off date is 18th November. More ...
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September quiz 
Don’t miss the latest St Mary’s Quiz for September (plus answers to the previous quiz) set by Len Hunter. More ...
Church awarded £21,400 grant
St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, has been awarded a grant of £21,400 from the Cultural Recovery Fund to enable it to prepare to reopen to visitors. More ...
Can you help? 
Refugees are currently arriving in Melton. Often these are vulnerable people who have only just arrived in the UK. Please help us provide for them during the short time they spend here, before they are moved on. More ...
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Donate online  
You can now donate to St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, and St Mary the Virgin Church, Thorpe Arnold, online. To find out how read on... More ...
For your prayers 
We remember with love and affection all those who mourn loved ones. More ...
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Can you help? 
The Child Contact Centre urgently needs more volunteers to be able to resume the excellent service they provided before Covid. Read onto find out more... More ...
When duty calls! 
Dr Ted Hutchin was recently re-licensed as a Police and Fire Service chaplain. Here he explains what his work entails... More ...
Framland Deanery Meetings 
Find out when this year's Framland Deanery Meetings will be held by reading on.... More ...
GDPR: How we manage your information 
These documents form the Parish's framework in response to the General Data Protection Regulations. For more details, read on... More ...