LCCC Community Team is committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of all young people and vulnerable adults taking part in cricket related activities across the county.
County Welfare Officer (CWO)
We have appointed a County Welfare Officer and deputy who can offer support and guidance for anyone who has concerns about safeguarding.
Kerry Somerset is Leicestershire and Rutland County Welfare Officer, her contact details are listed below.
Kerry – email@example.com – 07941 898807
ECB Announcement on safety measures for Helmets
The ECB has recently announced new helmet safety measures, which are being introduced with a view to reducing the risk of head and facial injuries within the game. The purpose of the brief note below is to assist Leagues and Clubs at the recreational level to understand the key elements of these changes and what they mean.
In this section of the website you will find all the details you need regarding safeguarding including;
To find more details about who requires a DBS and how to get an application form please click here
Any club with a junior section should have a club welfare officer appointed. Welfare officers need to attend a Safe Hands course and details of those being offered locally can be found here
Please click here to view details of our safeguarding policy
Coaches working with young cricketers will need to attend a Safeguarding and Protecting children course in order to be certificated. These are normally organised as part of the course but for those who have qualified and need to renew (expires every three years) you will need to complete a Safeguarding Young Cricketers E-learning module. For details please click here