Everyone that participates in cycling is entitled to do so in a safe and enjoyable environment. The Rochdale CTC and East Lancs Road Club follow these principles.

We take safeguarding and protecting children seriously and follow the British Cycling policy which can be downloaded from this link SAFEGUARDING

A young persons guide to child protection is available HERE.

Information for parents can be found HERE.

Parents and riders should familiarise themselves with our Club Run rules and ID requirements by reading the documents on the Club Runs page.

The Club has appointed a Welfare Officer. Heather Preston currently holds this office and can be contacted by text or telephone on 07946 460515 or by email at welfareofficer@eastlancsroadclub.org.uk.

Any concerns regarding the welfare of members under the age of 18 can be made directly to the Welfare Officer. Heather has undertaken a Sports Coach UK Safeguarding & Protecting Children course and holds a enhanced DBS check.

If you are concerned that a child may be in immediate danger please contact the police by ringing 999. Non-urgent enquiries can be dealt with by the bodies listed below.

  • Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Children Board - 0300 303 0440
  • The NSPCC - 0808 800 5000
  • ChildLine - 0800 1111