Safeguarding contacts

At team BEDS&LUTON we want to ensure that all children and vulnerable adults are able to participate in sport in a safe environment

Safeguarding contacts

Safeguarding contacts

Safeguarding refers to the process of protecting children (and adults) to provide safe and effective care. This includes all procedures designed to prevent harm to a child.

You can find more information about safeguarding in sport from the Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU).

To report an incident please contact the relevant Local Authority Designated Officer, Social Services, Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU), NSPCC or the Police.


  • Central Bedfordshire Council - 0300 300 8585
  • Luton Borough Council - 01582 547653
  • Bedford Borough Council - 01234 718700
  • Outside of hours please use the Central Bedfordshire Council Number - 0300 300 8123




Bedfordshire Police Public Protection Unit - 01234 846960 or 101

Chris Jennion

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

Bedford Borough Council

01234 276693

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) / Allegations Manager

Central Bedfordshire Council

0300 300 5026 / 0300 300 8142

Paul James

Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO)

Luton Borough Council

01582 548069

Safeguarding Contacts - Sport Specific


As a result of a number of allegations of bullying and abuse being reported by gymnasts and their parents a new dedicated helpline has been set up by British Athletes Commission and the NSPCC.

The helpline is available on 0800 056 0566 from 8am-10pm on weekdays and 9am-6pm on weekends.

You can also email your concerns at any time to

For more info about this you can visit the NSPCC Page