Sugarcraft at Trimdon GrangeSugarcraft
An introduction to different sugarcraft techniques at Trimdon Grange, FREE If you are in receipt of any means tested benefit such as JSA, ESA, WTC etc.

Village Parish Council
Latest minutes online now for the meeting held on 8th March 2016

Station Road Post Office:
Please note the Trimdon Station Post Office will be closed due to staff holidays from Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May to Friday 6th May. It reopens Saturday 7th May

Durham Deafened SupportDurham Deafened Support
is starting small informal friendship groups for people who have become lonely, isolated and excluded due to their hearing loss.  The first of these groups will start Monday 9th May 10.00am to 12.00pm in Quarrington Hill Community Centre. Please contact DDS 0191 5183358 or for more details

Trimdon Health TrainersHealth Trainer Support
Health Trainers will work alongside you to recognise the issues that are affecting your well-being and help you make positive changes, visit their pages here.

At Trimdon Grange community centre, Wednesdays 7.15 – 8.15, details here.

Foundry Parish
Minutes added for Finance Committee and Special Meeting held in January, minutes for February’s meeting plus scheduled meeting dates for 2016

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Click to view posterPostnatal Pilates
Starts Tuesday 12th April 1.15pm – 2pm at Trimdon Grange Community Centre. £22 for 5 weeks, For more information or to reserve your place contact Donna on 07825290866 or email

Summer Tournament
Trimdon United Juniors are inviting participants to join in with their 2016 tournament, details and entry forms on their website here: Invitation & Entry Forms

Warm Homes CampaignFree Central Heating
Are you living in a cold house in County Durham? You could qualify for a FREE central
heating system from the Warm Up North partnership. Full details here.

Hurworth Signpost
Hurworth junction - click to enlargeThe Parish Council is looking to restore the Signpost at Hurworth Burn/Trimdon Colliery Junction and would like to locate a photograph showing the signpost in its original condition circa 1920s – this would help with the authenticity of the restoration. The signpost can just be seen on the right of the photo shown. Can anyone help with any old photos showing the signpost in more detail?

New Photo Galleries
Several photo galleries added recently which include Grigg & Bracknell family courtesy of Margaret King, Trimdon Walkers 2003 from John Robinson in Canada, and Winter Scenes from George Ford

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? (updated 16th April 2016)


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