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Safeguarding 
at 
Rowntree Players

Rowntree Players are committed to Safeguarding our members that are involved in our productions whether on stage or behind the scenes. 

You will find all the relevant documentation below.

For any further questions or information, please email: safeguarding@rowntreeplayers.co.uk

A Statement From the Rowntree Players Committee

We can confirm that former member of Rowntree Players, Andy Welch,  has been has been sentenced for possession of indecent images of children after appearing in Crown Court  on 2nd November 2023.

As soon as we were notified of the investigation, Rowntree Players stopped all membership and involvement with him. 

We understand from the police that the investigation has not found that any of the images relate to anyone involved in Rowntree Players. 

Rowntree Players has always prioritised Safeguarding. To view our safeguarding policy and processes please click here.

If you would like to discuss our safeguarding processes, please contact safeguarding@rowntreeplayers.co.uk   

Should you have any other concerns please contact North Yorkshire Police.

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