Making safeguarding musical?

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Together with Alistair Clarkson and Meta Killick, we ran a series of community music sessions to establish a culture in which relationships are more open, relaxed, positive, equal and therefore safer.

People appreciated love, belonging and beauty – the garden was particularly special for some people.


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