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 – – 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.

Helmet Guidance

ECB HelmetPoster

In this section of the website you will find all the details you need regarding safeguarding including;

DBS (Formerly CRB)

To find more details about who requires a DBS and how to get an application form please click here

Safe Hands

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

Safeguarding Policy

Please click here to view details of our safeguarding policy

Safeguarding Young Cricketers

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