Safeguarding / Child Protection

The following are all points of confidential contact:

Matlock Cycling Club Welfare and Child Protection Officer

Paul Hodgkinson Tel: 07867484336  / phodgkinson1 at


British Cycling

Tel: 0161 274 2082
Out of hours Tel: 0161 274 2002



In case of an emergency situation contact:

Police: 999
NSPCC: 0808 800 5000
Childline: 0800 1111

Matlock Cycling Club is one of over 300 Go-Ride Cycling Clubs in the country delivering high quality cycling opportunities for young people. The club registered as a Go-Ride Club in 2003 and achieved British Cycling’s prestigious Go-Ride Clubmark status in 2006. Clubmark is a universally acknowledged cross sport scheme introduced by Sport England for community sports clubs, which recognises high standards in welfare, equity, coaching and club management.

Matlock Cycling Club follow the safeguarding procedures and guidance given by British Cycling for children and vulnerable adults. Our Coaches are required to be checked through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as part of their qualification as coaches.

Details of the British Cycling policies which Matlock CC adhere to can be found on their website here:

If you have a concern you can use the report form below: