Trimdon Village, Trimdon Station, Trimdon Grange, Trimdon Colliery and Deaf Hill

Be A Good NeighbourDurham County Council press release- be a good neighbour
A press release from Durham County Council asking people to be on the look-out for rogue traders who may target the elderly or unsuspecting. Details here

Garden Waste Collections

Final collection dates for 2014 and a reminder to sign up for garden waste collection for 2015, information on this page.

Notice of PollTrimdon Foundry Parish Poll for 30th October 2014
Election of Parish Councillors for Trimdon Foundry Parish:
Notice is hereby given that a poll for the election of Parish Councillors for Trimdon Foundry Parish will be held on Thursday 30 October 2014, between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. The number of Parish Councillors to be elected is two. The names, home addresses and descriptions of the Candidates remaining validly nominated for election and the names of all persons signing the Candidates nomination paper are stated on the attached notice. Download PDF here or click picture to view.

Parish Council Minutes
Minutes for Trimdon Foundry Parish Council meeting on 9th September are now online, also Trimdon (Village) Parish Council meeting on 9th September 2014 courtesy of the respective Parish Councils, including Minutes for earlier meetings

Trimdon Foundry Parish Council
Agenda for the meeting scheduled for 14th October 2014 can be found here, also information and minutes from previous meetings

Burglar Alert
After recent Trimdon burglaries and attempted break-ins in the Station area Saturday night, keep an extra eye out for anything suspicious. It might be your house or a neighbours next.

Information Appeal
1:/ Between 17:00 15/10/2014 and 06:30 16/10/2014 two properties have been broken into in Trimdon Village, one house situated on West Lane, the other Front Street South. Both houses have had an untidy search made within and property taken. Anyone who has any information in relation to both of these incidents please contact Police and quote DHM-16102014-0038 and DHM-15102014-0488.
2:/ Between 13:00 15/10/2014 and 17:24 16/10/2014 a property on Dunelm Road, Trimdon Village was broken into, an untidy search has been made within. Anyone who has any information in relation to this incident please contact us on 101 and quote DHM-16102014-0303.
A male from Shotton Colliery was arrested yesterday, 16th October in relation to the recent burglaries in Trimdon Village. The male has been bailed pending further enquires in relation to the incidents. Anyone one with any further information please contact us.
Pc 1636 John Seymour, Trimdon Dedicated Beat Officer

Illegal fireworks
Residents are being urged to be on the lookout for illegal fireworks after it was found that banned bangers were being used in County Durham. Details here.

Trimdon Village Library Halloween CompetitionHalloween Competition
A colouring competition for juniors at Trimdon Village library, starts 30th Sept until 28th October. Click poster for full details.

FFee Policy - Please inform each learner of the fee policy There is fee policy criteria for this course which is as follows: • If the learner is in receipt of Employment Support Allowance (ESA),  Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) or Universal Credit the course is FREE.   • If the learner is in receipt of a means tested state benefit including: Council Tax Credit, Housing Benefit, Income Support, Contributions Based non-Work Related Activity Employment Support Allowance, Working Tax Credit (with a household income of less that £15,276) and Pension Credit the course will be FREE. • All learners must produce evidence of benefits, in their name. • If the learner is not in receipt of either of these benefits a charge of 2.50 would be applied therefore the cost per learner for the 10 hour course would be £25.00. • With regard to payment, the tutor will inform learners that they will be contacted via telephone to ask them to make payment of their course fees by debit or credit card. If a learner does not have a debit or credit card, they can request an invoice to be sent to them at the point they are contacted by Denise Hopps or Finance.  Alternatively learners could pay you direct and an invoice would be submitted to you for fee paying learners. amily Time
Cooking food safely and basic first aid course at Trimdon Grange community centre, 29th October 2014. For full details click poster.

Have Your Say
Use our Guestbook to leave a comment about anything going on in your area, or even just to say you’ve visited the website. Last update 16th August 2014

Can You Help?
(updated 23rd July 2014 – last entry re: Chaytor and Austin family research)
This section is available for anyone who would like to ask genealogy or other queries of Trimdon families. Many people ask for information regarding their family tree etc. – perhaps you could help? Read more



TrimdonwarMemorialsWar Memorials
A matching pair of war memorials have been installed in Trimdon Village’s two churches to coincide with the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

HHalloween Party 2014 at Trimdon Station Community Centrealloween Party
at Trimdon Station Community Centre, Station Road on Friday 31st October, 6pm to 9pm. Tickets £1 each from the centre.

October Police reportLatest Police Report
The October 2014 update from the Trimdon Village beat officer here, with court updates and other incidents.

Flower Arranging
A flower arranging course at Trimdon Grange Community Centre may be available if enough interest is generated. The course would probably be near Christmas, and is expected to cost £30 for 5 weekly sessions of 2.5 hours. Any enquiries to the centre or

The Worst Princess
A theatre production for children under 7 at Station Road Community Centre, Thursday October 30th at 2pm, tickets £1.50 each.
The Worst Princess Workshops; a series of five workshops including story telling, costume building and more. Sign up by emailing the centre on or phone 882200.
Aladdin at Station Road Community Centre, 20th December at 2pm, tickets £4 per person (under 3yrs free).


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