By Cheltenham Guardians. Dynamic delivery of emergency and advanced welfare and safeguarding services into Cheltenham's vibrant night time economy.


Welcome to the website of the award winning Cheltenham Guardians Integrated Urban Safeguarding Team. We are one of the United Kingdom's most successful third sector care providers delivering pioneering robust safeguarding and welfare services into Cheltenham's vibrant night time economy.

Founded by Terry Howard in 2014 the Cheltenham Guardians Integrated Urban Safeguarding Team is a private philanthropic initiative in partnership with Gloucestershire Constabulary, Cheltenham Borough Council and Cheltenham Safe.


Full Spectrum Response

Safeguarding and welfare

Pioneering robust safeguarding and welfare services delivered in a dynamic night time economy environment.

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Pre-paramedic and hospital care

From a grazed knee to a multiple casualty event. Our team are equipped to take care of illness and injury prior to ambulance service arrival. We're AED equipped too.

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Emergency services support

Supporting emergency blue light services in Cheltenham's night time economy. We work closely with our emergency services partners to help keep patrons, visitors and residents safe.

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India Protocol

The most innovative and successful lone female safeguarding system in the United Kingdom today operated in memory of India Eve Chipchase. The India Protocol is a core mission.

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Join the team

Are you our next Guardian? If blood, vomit and tears isn't your thing you won't be. We've set the entry bar very high. Do you have what it takes? We're looking for the best of the best.

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Information for partners

Police? Ambulance Service? SIA Door Security? Find out how our team can help you as a key partner in the response to the night time economy in Cheltenham.

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