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

Big Brass Bash comes to TrimdonBig Brass Bash
A free outdoor extravaganza at Trimdon Community College for all the family comes to Trimdon Village 15th July which will see live music and entertainment as part of Durham’s annual BRASS festival. Details here.

Trimdon Grange Community Centre
Updated ‘What’sOn’ added 26th June 2015 here. Also volunteers needed!! – the see the community centre’s page here.

Environment Awards 2015
The County Durham Environment Awards 2015 are now open for entries, closing date is 24 July 2015. For further information details are here.

Tackling environmental crimes
More than 80 people have been left counting the cost of committing environmental crimes in County Durham last month (May). Details here.

Trimdon to London Cycle Ride in support of the North East Autism SocietyTrimdon to London Cycle Ride
Peter Brookes, together with four other cyclists, has completed a non-stop 270 mile trip from Trimdon to London for the worthwhile cause of The North East Autism Society (NEAS). It has been confirmed that ‪#‎TeamNEAS‬ completed the NON-STOP Cycle Challenge from Trimdon to London in 23 hrs 28 mins at an average speed of 11.3 mph and have so far raised over £3,180 with more sponsorship money still pledged

Evolution football coachingEvolution Football Coaching
Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to develop your child’s football skills starting Thursday 2nd July 2015 – 5:30-6:30pm. Full details on the poster

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.

Job club at Trimdon Station community centreJob Club
Need a hand with a CV or job application? A new Job Club starts at Trimdon Station Community Centre Monday 15th June. Click the poster or call in to the Centre for more details.

Business Broadband
Businesses in County Durham are being invited to apply for a free voucher to help them get connected – details here.

Cake Craft Sessions every Friday morrning Cake Craft Sessions
Free session every Friday morning 10-12pm starting 19th June for 10 weeks. Contact Jo Taylor at Trimdon Station Community Centre or tel: 01429 882200

Trimdon History
The website’s history section has many articles of interest, the latest addition courtesy of John Robinson, Canada, is Memories of Trimdon

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 26/3/15)

Trimdon Library Record Breakers Reading ChallengeReading Challenge
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.

PACT Meeting
Trimdon Station/Deaf Hill PACT meeting will be held 6pm Thursday 9th July at the Station Road community centre – not 2nd as advertised elsewhere.
Trimdon Village PACT meeting is 6pm 8th July at Trimdon Community College, Elwick View.

Rogue Traders
Residents are being warned to be on their guard against rogue traders after a string of reports of doorstep crime – details here.

Freeview Reception
If you’re having reception problems using Freeview (not satellite etc) you may be entitled to free help to resolve the problem. Contact the official agency dealing with problems caused by the new 4G phone network, which is AT800 – https://at800.tv/

Employability Pit StopEmployability Pit Stop
Drop-in sessions available in local community centres to help people overcome barriers to employment. produce a targeted CV, how to job search successfully and develop interview techniques. *Please note Trimdon Grange changed from Monday to Wednesday. – details here.

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.

June 2015 Police reportLatest Police Report
The June 2015 update from the Trimdon Village beat officer here, with information about a new recruit and crime prevention.

Latest Parish Council Minutes
Trimdon Village Parish minutes:
Minutes for 12th May 2015
AGM 12th May 2015
Annual Electors Meeting 2014

Trimdon Foundry Parish minutes:
Agenda for 9th June 2015
Minutes for 12th May 2015
AGM Minutes 12th May 2015

National Crime SurveyNational 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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