Durham Miners Gala
Once again Deaf Hill Banner group is providing a free bus to this years Gala for the residents of Deaf Hill and Trimdon Colliery. Leaves Trimdon Station Community Centre at 7.45am and returns at 3pm. Contact Jim Robinson on 01429 880584 or Paul Connor on 07727987646 to book your seat. First come first served!
Trimdon to London Cycle Ride
A 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.
Big Brass Bash
A free outdoor extravaganza at Trimdon Community College for all the family comes to Trimdon Village 15th July which will see live music and entertainment as part of Durham’s annual BRASS festival. Details here.
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.
Businesses in County Durham are being invited to apply for a free voucher to help them get connected – 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? (updated 26/3/15)
David and Christine Chaytor are stepping down as Chair and Treasurer of the Banner Group. Full details here.
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.
Trimdon Station/Deaf Hill PACT meeting will be held 6pm Thursday 9th July at the Station Road community centre – not 2nd as advertised elsewhere.
Trimdon Village PACT meeting is 6pm 8th July at Trimdon Community College, Elwick View.
If you’re having reception problems using Freeview (not satellite etc) you may be entitled to free help to resolve the problem. Contact the official agency dealing with problems caused by the new 4G phone network, which is AT800 – https://at800.tv/
Employability Pit Stop
Drop-in sessions available in local community centres to help people overcome barriers to employment. produce a targeted CV, how to job search successfully and develop interview techniques. *Please note Trimdon Grange changed from Monday to Wednesday. – details here.
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.
National 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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