Improving Mental Health in Men ConferenceImproving Mental Health in Men Conference
Deaf Hill Ward Regeneration Partnership, who manage Trimdon Station Community Centre, are delighted their manager has been approached to speak in London. Details here.

Pit Banner  Appeal
An appeal bid has been launched to save and replicate one of the oldest miners’ banners in the North-East. Trimdon Colliery Banner Group is seeking help to fund the project which will see the village’s pit banner brought back to life and the fragment from the 124-year-old original preserved.
Full article in the Northern Echo.

Scarecrow_competitionScarecrow Competition
Trimdon Parish Council is holding its first Scarecrow Competition 1 – 12 June 2016. Start making your scarecrow NOW and let’s make this a successful event! Application forms can be downloaded here, for MS Word or Adobe PDF.

Village Parish Council Meetings
Minutes online now for the meeting held on 12 April 2016, plus minutes for the Annual Meeting of Electors in May 2015.

County Durham Walks May 2016Month Of Walking
A month of healthy walking activities has been launched by Durham County Council as it announces it is taking part in the Everybody Active North East campaign.

Volunteers are being urged to “join up” and help unearth the history of the Durham Light Infantry’s “Shiny Tenth”DLI 10th Infantry
Volunteers are being urged to “join up” and help unearth the history of the Durham Light Infantry’s “Shiny Tenth”. The first research session will take place at County Hall on Saturday 11 June from 10am to 12.30pm, people living elsewhere in the country or overseas can also take part in the project by contributing online – details here.

Sugarcraft at Trimdon GrangeGrange Community Centre
Weekly ‘What’s On’ updated 5th May 2016, includes an introduction to different sugarcraft techniques at Trimdon Grange, FREE If you are in receipt of any means tested benefit such as JSA, ESA, WTC etc.

Trimdon Health TrainersHealth Trainer Support
Health Trainers will work alongside you to recognise the issues that are affecting your well-being and help you make positive changes, visit their pages here.

Foundry Parish
Minutes added for Finance Committee and Special Meeting held in January, minutes for February’s meeting plus scheduled meeting dates for 2016

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Photo Galleries

Several photo galleries added recently which include Grigg & Bracknell family courtesy of Margaret King, Trimdon Walkers 2003 from John Robinson in Canada, and Winter Scenes from George Ford

Family 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 22nd May 2016)


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