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

Trimdon Grange Woodland consultationGrange Woodland
A public consultation regarding improvements to woodland is being held at Trimdon Grange Community Centre on 29th November, Full details on poster.

Carer Information
A series of information and advice days next week will highlight the help available to carers across County Durham. Details here.

Christmas_Coffee_2014Christmas Coffee Morning
At Trimdon Library Tuesday 9th December, 10am – 12.30pm

Winter Car Safety Checks
Car safety checks, along with MOT’s, are carried out by qualified technicians and are available “while you wait’ at Durham County Council service centres. Details and prices here.

Free skills workshop at PeterleeFree Skills Workshop

Thinking of starting your own business? Find how websites work, search engine optimisation, social media marketing made easy and more. The workshop will take place on 24th November 9.30-12.30pm at Novus Business Centre, Peterlee, see the poster for full details.

Remembrance Day at Trimdon Station
Remembrance Day

Photos from the Memorial Gardens in Trimdon Station, provided courtesy of George Ford. Go to the gallery here.

Trimdon Library Christmas CompetitionChristmas Competition
For children aged 4-12 at Trimdon Village library, November 18th to December 16th. Details on the poster.

Aladdin at Station Road Community Centre, 20th December at 2pm, tickets £4 per person (under 3yrs free).

November Police reportLatest Police Report
The November 2014 update from the Trimdon Village beat officer here, with winter nights advice and other incidents.

Sedgefield Police Message
Winter Nights message from your local PoliceWe are conscious that the number of dwelling burglaries have increased in recent weeks, due to this we feel that the attached advice is suitable to be mindful of – click poster to read

Durham County Council Press Releases:

Durham County Council press releasesExplore Your Archives
Durham County Record Office is supporting national Explore Your Archives Week by reminding people of the amazing resources available to residents who are interested in local and family history. Details here.

Fun Day For Voting
A free fun day at Sedgefield next month will reveal which youth projects have been successful in getting a slice of £40,000 funding. More info.
Crackdown On Flytipping

The council is working in partnership with Durham Police, Crimestoppers and the Environment Agency to target flytippers and ensure householders understand their responsibilities in making sure their waste is disposed of properly. Details here.

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


Your Comments
A page set aside for residents to air their views on anything related to life in Trimdon, see it here.

Fibre Broadband For TrimdonBTTrimdon2
Pupils from Trimdon Junior School joined Digital Durham to discover what better broadband at home will mean for them and to explore the fibre broadband bus. Read more here.

Parish Council Minutes
Minutes for meetings held on 14th October 2014 for Trimdon (Village) Parish Council and Trimdon Foundry Parish Council online now.

Public Participation
A policy issued to the public tonight at the Trimdon Foundry Parish meeting is seen as seriously restricting the public’s participation in Parish Council meetings, as reported by attendees at the meeting. Read it here.

Regeneration Partnership Statement
from Jim Grigg, chairman of Deaf Hill Ward Regeneration Partnership. Read here.

Missing cat Bill - click to view photoLost Cat Alert:
Bill is one of a duo (the other one is Ted!) – he is ginger and white with 2 collars, one black one blue, and very chatty. Please can you check garages and sheds, or if you know his whereabouts please contact Katie on 07733537845 or contact Trimdon Times

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


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