November Police reportTrimdon Beat Officer
Updates added 25/11/15 to t
he original November report from the Trimdon Village beat officer – Christmas frauds and appeals for information.

Health Buddy Scheme
If you know of anyone who would benefit from the Health Buddy Scheme you can find more info and application forms here.

Christmas Competition 2015Christmas Junior Craft Competition
At Trimdon Library, starts on Saturday 28th November until Saturday 19th December. Winners will be contacted on Tuesday 22nd December. Details on the Library page.

Defence Employer Recognition SchemeArmed Forces Award
Cllr Lucy Hovvels, Durham County Council’s armed forces champion, was presented with a silver award by the Ministry of Defence through its Defence Employer Recognition Scheme by Brigadier Jez Strickland, Commander 4 Infantry Brigade. Details here.

Trimdon Foundry Parish
Minutes for the October meeting online here, also the agenda for the recent meeting on 9th November

Trimdon Village Parish
Latest minutes online now for for 13th October 2015

Volunteers Needed
The Trimdon Grange Community Centre Management Committee are in desperate need of someone to help design posters and produce newsletters to keep local residents up to date with what’s on. Can you spare a couple of hours a month to help? Do have the skills and time to help out and make a difference?  The Community Centre also needs a volunteer to take notes at their monthly meetings.
If you can help with any of these please contact the Centre in person or via their Facebook page.

Trimdon Village Hall
Updated ‘ What’s On’ at the hall, plus details of Christmas activities – details here.

Christmas Table Top Sale, Nov 28th 2015Trimdon Grange Community Centre
Daily timetable of activities updated 12th November, plus other special items mentioned below.
Christmas Table-Top Sale on Saturday 28th November, tables £5 each. Christmas Party is on 19th December, £2 entry includes disco, buffet and games. Details on the Community Centre page, or please contact Pamela Duddin on 07800651713

Employability Pit StopEmployability Pit Stop
Help with job applications, CV’s etc, sessions at Trimdon Village and Trimdon Grange – click the poster for details

New Photo Galleries
Several new galleries added courtesy of John Robinson in Canada. These includes Trimdon Village Hall fairs from 2003 to 2007 and an 90th birthday celebration.
The well known collection of Trimdon photo history, gathered over many years by Eddie Pike, is now available to view online on our Trimdon Times Photo Galleries

Volunteering Awards 2015
Deaf Hill Ward Regeneration Partnership are delighted to have been nominated and shortlisted for their commitment in volunteering their time to help others – detail, plus updated ‘What’s On’ at the Community Centre here.

Flu Jab adviceFlu Jabs
Around 51% of at-risk people and 27% of people over the age of 65 in Durham were not vaccinated against flu last year, even though they were eligible for a free flu vaccine on the NHS.  Some advice from Phil Wilson MP here.

Driving Out Litter
A crackdown on rubbish being thrown from vehicles and dumped at the roadside is to be launched in County Durham.

Durham County Council Press ReleaseSmoke and Carbon Monoxide detectors
New rules came into force 1st October affecting properties rented from private landlords – info here.

Get Composting This Autumn
Durham County Council is encouraging people to put garden trimmings, grass cuttings and fallen leaves to good use by turning them into compost. Details here.

Grants Available
Apply now for grants of up to £40,000Grants of up to £40,000 are on offer to community groups that support older people or are working to improve health and wellbeing. East Durham Rural Area Action Partnership (AAP) is offering the cash to groups, organisations and schools working in its area – 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? Read more (updated 4th Nov 2015)


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