Trimdon 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.
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
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.
Six weeks of alternative activities at Trimdon Station community centre – please contact the centre for full details on 01429 882200
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.
Fundraising 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 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 It
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
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.
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.
Health Buddy Volunteers
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.
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)
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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