England Netball is firmly committed to creating and maintaining a safe and positive environment for all young people to play netball. It accepts its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all young people and protect them from poor practice, abuse and bullying. With this in mind, England Netball has developed a Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Netball Policy, Procedures and Guidelines that applies to all individuals involved in netball whether in a paid or voluntary capacity. Newbury Junior Netball Club as an affiliated England Netball Junior Club adheres to these guidelines.

For more information on England Netball Safeguarding Policy, Procedures and Guidelines please visit the England Netball website.​

Charlotte Duly is Newbury Junior Netball Club’s appointed Club Safeguarding Officer. Any member who has concerns about child protection or safeguarding issues should contact Charlotte who will ensure that any issue at Newbury Junior Netball Club is dealt with quickly and with sensitivity.​

If anyone would like to speak to Charlotte in confidence about any safeguarding issue please contact her using the links on this page.

All of our coaches are England Netball Enhanced DBS checked, First Aid trained and have been on Safeguarding and Child Protection courses.

Safeguarding Officer - Charlotte Duly

Contact Club Safeguarding Officer

Where can I get support outside of England Netball?

Kids & Young People (Mermaids)
Mermaids provides a safe place for transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse young people to find support and help

Young Minds Ann Craft Trust (ACT)
0115 951 5400
Provides advice to anyone who has a query about the protection of vulnerable children and adults, including professionals, parents, carers and family members.

Anti-Bullying Alliance
0808 1000 143
Offer help or advice about bullying or cyber-bullying CYPMHS (Child and young people’s mental health service) NHS funded Mental health Service young people (under 18).

Most regions have their own website providing information about access, referrals and contact details. CYPMHS can also be accessed through Social Services or your GP.

0800 1111
Website offers Coping Kit Toolkits. Childline offer 1-2-1 counsellor chats about any concerns you may have.

Citizens Advice Bureau
0844 847 2638
Providing free information and advice about legal, financial and a host of other issues Contact your local branch.

[email protected]
Offer advice and support around safeguarding children in sport.

Forced Marriage Unit
0207 008 0151
Part of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, provides information, multi agency guidelines and an advice line for victims, friends, relatives and professionals.

Karma Nirvana
0800 5999 247
Karma Nirvana supports victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour-based abuse; support includes an advice line.

Lucy Faithfull Foundation
0808 1000 900

Stop It Now!
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation Child Sexual Abuse prevention confidential helpline for adults concerned about sexual abuse

0300 123 3393  
If you or someone you know if going through a difficult time, Mind can offer support with different mental health problems.

National Domestic Violence Helpline
0808 2000 247
Free 24hr National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge, is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.

0808 800 5000
If you are worried or unsure about a child. NSPCC also offer free, confidential advice and support whatever your worry (18 or under).

08457 90 90 90
Samaritans’ volunteers listen in confidence to anyone in any type of emotional distress, without judging or telling people what to do.

Together All
A safe, online community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and wellbeing.

Women’s Aid
0808 2000 247
Provides support and information in relation to domestic violence.