Deaf Hill Banner Group and Durham Big Meeting 2016Durham Miners Gala
Deaf Hill Banner Group invite you to the 132nd ‘Big Meeting’ on Saturday July 9th. A free bus leaves the Station Road community centre at 8am. Please contact Jim Robinson on 01429 880584 to reserve a seat – first come first served.

Has anyone lost a tortoise recently? If so please contact me with some details of when and where it was lost, just to stop anyone who just fancies a new pet trying to claim it. 😉

East Durham Rural Corridor AAP FundingIts Up 2U
East Durham Rural Corridor AAP are excited to announce the launch of Its Up 2U funding scheme for 2016. The scheme this year will be for capital projects – this can include for example, centre refurbishment, new furniture, play equipment, large items of equipment. More info here….

Grange Community Centre
Weekly ‘What’s On’ updated 16th June 2016, includes regular weekly and future activities. Volunteers still needed – details here!

New Healthwatch seeks Board members
A newly formed consortium comprising of the Pioneering Care Partnership, Durham Community Action, and Citizens Advice County Durham need to recruit an independent voluntary Board to oversee the work of Healthwatch
Healthwatch is responsible for gathering the opinions of local people and using feedback to influence the design and planning of health and social services in the area. Details here.

Free NHS Health Check at Trimdon Village LibraryFree Health Check
Free NHS health check, blood pressure, cholesterol etc at Trimdon Village Library, details here.

Formerly of 45 Station Road East, Trimdon Station.
Richard J Knaggs and Co (Solicitors) are trying to trace their above named former client. If you have any information regarding her present whereabouts it would be appreciated if you would either contact them, or ask Ms. Powell to get in touch. Thank you,
Richard J Knaggs and Co Solicitors, 119 High Street, Redcar, TS10 1HZ, tel: 01642 487011

Foundry Parish
Minutes added for April 12th and Special Meeting held in March, plus scheduled meeting dates for 2016 and access to previous minutes.

Commit To Knit
Knitting and crocheting for charity at Trimdon Village library, details here.

Quick Fix FundingQuick Fix Funding
Limited funding up to £500 is available for community or voluntary groups who are organising a project within the East Durham Homes area. Funding applications are open to groups of all ages and needs, as long as you have a bank account.
For more information contact the Customer Involvement team at East Durham Homes on 0800 0320835 or 0191 5185497, or email

Trimdon Health TrainersHealth Trainer Support
Your Health Trainer, Elliott, is starting a health walk from Monday 6th June, meeting at Trimdon  Grange Community Centre. for full details visit their pages 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.

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.

Do You Use An Ad Blocker?
Adverts can be a nusiance, but if you use an ad blocker please read this.

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 23rd June 2016)


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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