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
Latest Police Report
The February 2015 update from the Trimdon Village beat officer here, with information about arrests and other incidents.
A simple competition for children at Trimdon Village library – click the poster for full details.
Warm Homes Campaign
Warm 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 www.durham.gov.uk/underagesales
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 Notice
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?
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.
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