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

New Computer Classes
Computer classes for those who want to learn from scratch will be held every Thursday from 5th March at 1pm in the Community House, May Crescent. Only £1 per session. Tel 01429 882413 for more details,

Latest Parish Council Minutes
13th January 2015: Foundry Parish Council
Also Agenda for Foundry 10th February 2015
13th January 2015: Trimdon Village Parish

cdcf_logoCounty Durham Community Foundation
Funding of up to £5,000 available for voluntary and community groups in County Durham. If you would like to talk to CDCF on a one to one basis about funding available both for groups and individuals and the application process, we have arranged a drop-in funding session at Trimdon Station Community Centre on Tuesday 3rd March 2015 between 10 am – 12 am
Please confirm your interest in attending by e-mailing or calling 0191 378 6340.
If you are unable attend you can still apply for a grant by visiting our website and completing the online application form for groups

February 2015 Police reportLatest Police Report
The February 2015 update from the Trimdon Village beat officer here, with information about arrests and other incidents.

Easter Competition
Trimdon Village library Easter competition
A simple competition for children at Trimdon Village library – click the poster for full details.

Flytipping Update
A campaign to stop flytipping sparked a positive response from the public after more than 460 incidents were investigated during December 2014 – details here.

Warm Homes Campaign
Free gas boilersWarm up North is offering free or subsidised gas boilers to people who really need them. That is, people on certain benefits, with a lower income and an inefficient gas boiler. To get a free or subsidised gas boiler you must receive certain benefits; You need to own your own home or have a private landlord (if you rent); Your current gas boiler needs to be inefficient, for example it’s 8 years old or more.
How to apply: Email the team or call Warm Up North on 0800 316 4320

Tobacco Display Changes
From April 6, 2015 all businesses, including licenced bars, pubs and clubs, will no longer be allowed to publicly display tobacco products in their premises except in certain circumstances, such as when staff are serving customers or carrying out stock control or cleaning. The ban previously only applied to larger retailers.
It will be up to individual traders to decide the best way to remove the products from public view but some options include covered displays and sliding doors.
To help small retailers follow the new rules, Durham County Council’s consumer protection team has put together guidance which gives full details of the requirements online at

Doctors Surgeries
Dr Jones & Partners are holding Saturday morning surgeries at Harbinson House Sedgefield, between 8am and noon. If you require an urgent appointment on a Saturday morning ring 111 to book you a slot. Pre-booked appointments are also available, these can be booked at your local surgery. This service will run until the 25th March 2015.

Foundry Parish NoticePlease clean up after your dog
Residents of the parish are still aggrieved with a minority or dog owners who allow their dogs to foul in public areas. Free dog bags are available at the Community Centre at Station Road for residents of the parish. Please use this service and help to keep our environment clear from this dreadful practice. Clean up after your dog with free dog bags and bin it in the nearest bin!

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



Forthcoming General Election
Any candidates who represent Trimdon and the surrounding area can add their own articles etc. here .
1: A statement from Scott Wood, Conservative candidate for Sedgefield.

Your comments about anything to do with TrimdonYour Comments
A ‘Letters To The Editor’ type page set aside for residents to air their views on anything related to life in Trimdon, see it here. No log-in or signup required.


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