History Section
A new addition to the articles in our history section is Recollections of Trimdon Village, from an interview given by Grace Clark in 1998. Grace was 91 at the time.


Standing Orders by David RoseFormer Trimdon Man Publishes Novel
Some people may remember David Rose from his days growing up in Chisholm Road, though his parents (Ralph and Sadie Rose) later moved to Front Street (North). David played a lot of football and was a member of the successful Trimdon Juniors team, coached by John Burton. He recently had his first novel published, called Standing Orders.


Bin Collections
Residents are reminded that there are no changes to Durham County Council’s bin collections over the August bank holiday. Rubbish and recycling will be picked up as normal, on the usual collection day, during the week commencing Monday 29 August.  Garden waste will also be collected for those who have signed up to the scheme.


Health Trainer
The new Health Trainer running the Wellbeing for Life service in Trimdon Grange and Trimdon Village is now Jamie Measor, replacing Elliott who has moved on to work in Shildon. Contact details etc. on the Health Trainer page here.


The community gardenCommunity Gardens
The Growing Forward Together group aims to bring residents, children and businesses from Trimdon Station and Deaf Hill village together to improve their community. More info here.


Trimdon Grange Community CentreGrange Community Centre
Summer activities for children, plus weekly ‘What’s On’ updated 16th June 2016, includes regular weekly and future activities. Volunteers still neededdetails here!


Summer Play Rangers 2016Trimdon Village Hall
Summer Youth sessions for ages 4 to 15, only £1 each, details here.


Macmillan Joining The DotsMacmillan Joining The Dots
Durham County Council in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support is embarking on a flagship project to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. Details here.


Village Parish
Minutes for the following meetings added:
Annual General Meeting 10th May 2016
Meeting held 10th May 2016
Meeting held 14th June 2016
Foundry Parish
Several items updated by the Foundry Parish Council, detailed here:
Public Right To Inspect Accounts
Parish Annual Assembly
Accounts Year Ending 31st March 2016
Minutes for 14th June 2016

Trimdon Station Community CentreFree Dance Taster Sessions
Classes will take place at Trimdon Station Community Centre from 2-4pm in August and September, and will cover a range of styles including modern, ballet, street dance and even some musical theatre. More details on the Centre’s page.


Summer Reading Challenge
At Trimdon Village library, craft activities for children aged 8 and over. Details on the Library page here.
Macmillan Coffee Morning
at the Library, 13th Sept 2016


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Photo Galleries
Several photo galleries added recently which include Hannah & George Bull’s family, courtesy of John Robinson

Research – 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 19th August 2016 – John Jackson who died at Trimdon Grange Colliery on 8th May 1863)

Other items you may be interested in:
Visit the Trimdon Times Photo Galleries
Our galleries contain hundreds of photographs related to Trimdon and covering a wide range of subjects; history, recent pics, family albums and various personal collections kindly provided by numerous website visitors.
Read messages on the Trimdon Times Guestbook
The Guestbook pages are available for anyone to use to leave a message, question or opinion on anything related to Trimdon – no log-in or sign-up required. The Guestbook contains messages from visitors from 2004 onwards.

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