Safeguarding & DBS

As a member of the North West Area & British Judo Association if you have any concerns or questions with regards to Safeguarding, please don’t hesitate to ask for support, advice and guidance.

We as an Area follow British Judo Guidelines and procedures.  If you would like to discuss your concerns in the interim, please don’t hesitate to get in contact either by email or phone call.

We can assure you that your call/correspondence will be kept in the strictest of confidence and dealt in an appropriate manner.


Mike Boote – Area Secretary     mike.boote@gmail.com    Mobile:  07855 896 969

Kerry Tansey – Area Chair         ktansey1@gmail.com      Mobile:  077 4242 1640

Alternatively you can contact British Judo   https://www.britishjudo.org.uk/the-british-judo-association/safeguarding/

Sharon Hellened       0121 728 6984 (ext 223)    sharon.hellend@britishjudo.org.uk 


DBS Checkers

All coaches within British Judo require a valid DBS check as part of their coaching licence requirements.  DBS certificates have an expiry date of 3 years after completion and require constantly renewing.

Within NW we have the following DBS checkers who can be contacted to complete your document checks.     

Kerry Tansey:                077 4242 1640               ktansey1@gmail.com

Mike Boote:                  07855 896 969                 mike.boote@gmail.com

Graham Bayley:         07954 627 779                  graham.bayley@ntlworld.com

Simon Smith:                07791 164 449                amspsmith@aol.com

Alternatively you can contact British Judo.     https://www.britishjudo.org.uk/the-british-judo-association/safeguarding/disclosure-and-barring-service/ 

Dermot Heslop           07976 216 447                    dermot.heslop@britishjudo.org.uk

Sharon Hellened       0121 728 6984 (ext 223)    sharon.hellend@britishjudo.org.uk

This process is now completed online and would require WIFI to complete in person or other media portals where video communication process can be obtained.