Trimdon Station Job ClubTrimdon Station Job Club
Not just for those claiming JSA, it can be utilised by those who are looking for better paid work, a job with more hours or any other reason they may wish to use it. Details on the poster, or contact the Station Road community centre.

Circurama
Thurdays 6th and 20th August at Trimdon Grange community centre. Come along, have fun and learn the tricks of Circus Skills, 10.30am – 12.30pm , followed by Streetdance/Commercial Dance, Acrobatics & Cheerleading with Sophie Johnson, 1pm – 3pm. Children under 8 must be supervised

Little Diggers Session
Trimdon Grange community centre – join us at our little diggers session, we will be planting seeds, bug hunting, going on a treasure hunt and arts and crafts activities, Monday August 3rd 1.00-2.30PM. The event is for under 5’s; to book a place contact Dean Bank Childrens Centre 03000 269 021

August Recruitment EventRecruitment Event
Creative Support, a care provider for people with learning disabilities and mental health problems outlines job vacancies and services offered – details here.

Active Play Sessions
Play sessions for children aged 5-13 years, activities include games, den building, arts & crafts, sports, bug hunting and lots more – details here.

Proposed 6 week holiday programmeSummer Holidays
Six weeks of alternative activities at Trimdon Station community centre – please contact the centre for full details on 01429 882200

Trimdon Library Record Breakers Reading ChallengeReading Challenge
Record Breakers summer reading challenge at Trimdon Library from Saturday 11th July until Saturday 12th September. Complete the challenge and receive a certificate and medal – join free at the library. Also see August activities for children 5-10 years on the library’s page.

Charity bags stolenFundraising Charity Bags Stolen
DANCE IT LIVE IT, a local dance school, had over 40 charity bags stolen, losing fundraising towards their Christmas Show and competition costs. Details here.

Performing Arts summer schoolPerforming Arts School
The Summer School starts on Thursday 23rd July 2015 at Trimdon Station community centre – info here. Also Wellbeing for Life Thursday 23rd July 2015 10:00am-12:00pm details on the centre’s pages here.

New Age Kurling
Tuesdays 11-12pm at Trimdon Grange community centre, a fun and nice gentle exercise for all age groups (16+). Just pop along to the centre to join in – no charge, a free activity with Health Trainer Elliott Snowball.

Dance It, Live ItDance It, Live It shine at The WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Sophie Johnson’s dance school scooped a collection of awards at The World Championships dance competition in Blackpool Winter Gardens at the end of June 2015 and then the Week after successfully competed at Wolverhampton at The ICON Championships. Story and photos here.

Trimdon to London Cycle Ride
Trimdon to London Cycle Ride in support of the North East Autism SocietyA non-stop bike ride from County Durham to London has raised well over £4,000 so far for a council chairman’s charity. An intrepid team of five completed the 270 mile run from Trimdon to Vauxhall, non-stop in 23 hours and 28 minutes. More details here.

Trimdon Grange Community Centre
Updated ‘What’s On’ added 26th June 2015 here. Also volunteers needed!! – the see the community centre’s page here.

Environment Awards 2015
The County Durham Environment Awards 2015 are now open for entries, closing date is 24 July 2015. For further information details are here.

Tackling environmental crimes
More than 80 people have been left counting the cost of committing environmental crimes in County Durham last month (May). Details here.

Evolution football coachingEvolution Football Coaching
Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to develop your child’s football skills starting Thursday 2nd July 2015 – 5:30-6:30pm. Full details on the poster

Trimdon Village Housing
A revised application for 50 houses near Broadway Avenue has been received by Durham County Council, details can be seen and comments left here on the Planning Portal website.

Business Broadband
Businesses in County Durham are being invited to apply for a free voucher to help them get connected – details here.

Latest Parish Council Minutes
Trimdon Village Parish minutes:
Minutes for 9th June 2015
Minutes for 12th May 2015
AGM 12th May 2015
Annual Electors Meeting 2014

Trimdon Foundry Parish minutes:
Agenda for 14th July2015
Minutes for 9th June 2015
Minutes for 12th May 2015
AGM Minutes 12th May 2015

Health Buddy VolunteersPCP Health
PCP Health Buddy Service is calling for befrienders and clients in our local communities; next meeting for volunteer befrienders at 1pm on Tuesday 11th August at the Trimdon Grange Community Centre,details here.

Deaf Hill Banner at DBM
Photos and video from Durham Miners Gala, 11th July featuring Deaf Hill banner and Knottingley Silver band on our Photo Galleries.

Deaf Hill Banner Group newsDeaf Hill Banner Group
David and Christine Chaytor are stepping down as Chair and Treasurer of the Banner Group. Full details here.

Rogue Traders
Residents are being warned to be on their guard against rogue traders after a string of reports of doorstep crime – details here.

Can You Help?
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 (updated 26/3/15)

Queen’s Birthday Honours
Lucy Hovvels, Councillor at Durham County Council, awarded the MBE for public service on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list – full article in the Chronicle.

June 2015 Police reportLatest Police Report
The June 2015 update from the Trimdon Village beat officer here, with information about a new recruit and crime prevention.

National Crime SurveyNational Crime Survey
Do you feel the police are visible enough? Is crime under-reported? Give your views on policing and crime in rural areas. Your response will make a difference to policing, crime and community safety in rural areas, and you can complete the survey here anonymously.

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