It's A Knockout
Trimdon Grange Community Centre and Trimdon Village Hall have teamed up to hold an 'It's A Knockout' event at Trimdon Junior School on June 15th. It consists of teams from local groups, charities, sports clubs etc. all raising funds and awareness for a chosen charity or group. If you would like a team you need 10 people, each raising sponsorship of £30 per person, any extra funds raised will go to whoever you wish. Check out www.itsaknockout.com for the games they play!! If you would like to sponsor a team, the monies will be spread across all the teams equally. Currently we have Trimdon United, Trimdon Village Hall, Trimdon Grange Youth Club, Trimdon Grange Taekwondo, Cream Hair Salon and possibly Macmillan Nurses from the area. Lets just hope for nice weather!
If you would like more details telephone Victoria on 07864 992914 or Pamela on 01429 881724.
Housing Developments Concerns
On Thursday 9th May 2013 a Public Consultation was held at Trimdon Community Centre by Esh Property Services and Cundall Consultancy regarding a proposed Housing Development of Affordable Homes in Trimdon Station (Deaf Hill). A significant amount of residents expressed their concerns and objections at the Public Consultation, and have grouped together to form SAVE OUR FIELDS campaign group.
The group have been working hard contacting various organisations such as the council, schools, doctors, social housing and housing associations. They have also spent significant time studying the statistical data for the area and reviewing the local authority planning option website, and also sought further information from the developers regarding the true scale of the green field site development.
A website has been established to provide additional information to the residents of the village, local businesses, and to the duly elected Parish and County Council Councillors; by doing so the group hope that a more informed decision can be made regarding the proposed development. More info at www.saveourfields.org.uk
The East Durham Rural Corridor Area Action Partnership AGM/Board meeting will be held on Wednesday 26 June 2013 from 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm at Cassop Community Centre, Front Street, Cassop, DH6 4RF. If you would like to attend this meeting, please contact Marie Ainscough on 03000 261128 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A public consultation regarding a proposed new housing development in Trimdon Station was held in Trimdon Station Community Centre on 9th May, midday until 7pm.. The intended site would accommodate approximately 28 homes.
Update: The planning consultant for this project advises that the site map for their development should actually be this one, and outline plans can be downloaded here -(pdf document)
The previous outline map here is another site that is for sale as suitable for housing development.
at Trimdon Grange Community Centre starting 7pm Wednesday 29th May, details here.
Trimdon Village Library
Junior Craft Session on Thursday 30th May, 11am – 12pm. Make your own Welsh Love Spoonsl This craft session is suitable for children aged 5 years and over. Come along to the library for some fun! 50p non-refundable charge per child, please book as places are limited, Tel: 03000 269 522
Councillor Contact Details
Following the recent local elections, updated contact details for Trimdon Foundry parish council are online here.
Can You Help?
updated 2nd May 2013
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 on...
Village Beat Officer 1st May 2013
The May report includes drugs seized and opportunist thieves, here.
Church Memorial Window
Members of St Mary Magdalene Church at Trimdon Village hope to raise £12,000 to install a stained glass window in honour of dedicated church organist Lily Burton. Details here: (Northern Echo) Anyone wishing to make a donation online can use Justgiving.com at https://www.justgiving.com/lilyburtonappeal/
Trimdon Foundry Parish Council
The meeting details for March 2013 are now online, and also details of changes to Council Tax and benefits
Trimdon Village Hall
Updated ‘What’s On’ schedule now online, plus May Day Fun Day on Monday 27th May 11 till 3pm in the Hall and its surrounds,
Trimdon United Juniors will be holding their Summer 2013 tournaments in July. Teams interested in competing can download Invitation and Entry Forms from
Funding For Community Groups
Funding of up to £5,000.00 for community groups based in County Durham or Darlington. If you would like to talk to CDFC about the funding available and how to apply, staff will be at the following venues on the following dates:
• Lanchester Community Centre : 10:00 -11:00, 24th April
• Framwellgate moor Community Centre : 11:45-12:45, 8th May
• Trimdon Community Centre 10:00-11:00, 22nd May
• Craghead Village Hall :10:00-11:00, 5th June
• Coxhoe Village hall :10:00-11:00, 19th June
• Chester-le-Street CVS : 10:00-11:00, 3rd July
Or you can apply for a grant by visiting their website on www.cdcf.org.uk and complete Part A of the application Form.
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