Wellbeing and Protection

Wellbeing and Protection

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Scottish Cycling is fully committed to ensuring that all cyclists, parents, coaches and officials have only positive experiences when participating in the sport.

We are also committed to providing support, training and guidance to our clubs and volunteers within this area.

Scottish Cycling has a Wellbeing and Protection Policy to support the safeguarding of children within our sport; which is complimented by a set of appendix guidance documents that clubs can use.

Scottish Cycling, as part of British Cycling, is a member of the Safeguarding Case management group which supports the management of concerns and the protection of Children and Vulnerable adults in cycling.

Wellbeing and Protection

Contacts

Scottish Cycling Contacts

Wellbeing and Protection Lead Officer: Stephen Hilbourne

Wellbeing and Protection Administration: Sharon Simpson

Wellbeing and Protection Team email: wpo@scottishcycling.org.uk

Emergency Situations

Police

Tel: 999

Tel: 101 (non emergency)

Additional Contacts for General Safeguarding Advice

Safeguarding in Sport Enquiry Line

email: safeguardinginsport@children1st.org.uk

Tel: 0141 419 1156

NSPCC

Tel: 0808 800 5000


No matter what role you play in supporting the sport of cycling in Scotland it is important to familiarise yourself with the following key documents: -

  • Scottish Cycling responding to concerns flowchart
  • Scottish Cycling Wellbeing and Protection Policy 
  • British Cycling Code of Conduct
All of the above and more can be found in our recourses section.

Wellbeing and Child Protection Resources