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  • Welcome to St John’s, Hipswell, & St Cuthbert’s, Colburn

    Sunday Services at St John's are at 9.30am & at St Cuthbert's at 11am..

    For information about St John's meetings and services please see: 


    and for St Cuthbert's: https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/3225/service-and-events/events-regular/ 

    Contact:  If you wish to have a chat or to get in touch about church or other matters, please call:

    Revd Andrew Cromarty (Vicar)  Tel: (01748) 833287  Mob: 07717 226791         

    Peter Kane (Reader)  Tel: 07512 343857

    Marie Smalley (Parish Safeguarding Officer)  Mob: 07852 156134

    To arrange baptisms or weddings, please contact the Vicar (as above, or email: Andrew.Cromarty@leeds.anglican.org).

    Funeral arrangements are generally made via the Funeral Director in the first instance.

    Bookings for St Cuthbert’s Community Hall and Meeting Room:

    Please note: St Cuthbert's Community Hall is open for bookings, with certain Covid-19 precautions remaining.  If you wish to discuss possible bookings, please contact our Bookings Manager, Marie Smalley, via email: mariesmalley02@gmail.com or by phone/text: 07852 156134.



  • Safeguarding

    We are committed to Safeguarding Children, Young People, Victims/perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and Vulnerable Adults.

    If you are suffering as a result of present or past experiences, we would encourage you to seek help. Various helpline numbers are shown below,   or on the relevant web pages, as indicated below.

    Hipswell Parochial Church Council (PCC) has adopted the Church of England’s policy and best practice on Safeguarding, which may be found on the Church of England’s website:


    Our Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO) is Marie Smalley, who can be contacted through the Parish Office, St Cuthbert’s Community Hall, Colburn Lane, Colburn, Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire, DL9 4LT, by email: mariesmalley02@gmail.com or by phone: 07852156134.

    Our Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers (DSA) can be accessed by email: safeguarding@leeds.anglican.org or by phone T: (0113) 3530 257 

    Please press the ‘Safeguarding Information’ tab above for helpline numbers & further information on the ‘Promoting a safer church’ poster, and the ‘Documents’ tab for our ‘Promoting a safer church’ policy statement, the ‘Promoting a safer church’ policy document, and the ‘Parish Safeguarding Handbook’.

    If a child or adult is at immediate risk of significant harm, in the first instance you should always contact your local Social Services team North Yorkshire (01609) 780780 or the local police (call 101).

    National helplines:

    Childline: 0800 1111

    NSPCC: 0808 500 8000

    Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 200 0247

    MACSAS (Ministers and clergy sexual abuse survivors): www.macsas.org.uk