Carols & Christmas PartyCarols & Christmas Party
Carols by Candlelight and this years Christmas party at Trimdon Station community centre, details on their page here.


Foundry Parish
Minutes for the October and November meetings now online, plus agenda for the meeting scheduled for 13th December.
All previous minutes etc. also online and available from the Foundry Parish home page.


2017 Garden Waste Scheme
Residents can now sign up for next year’s garden waste collection service. The fortnightly service will run between spring and autumn with 17 collections, the first in March 2017.


George Anderson receiving his award for Outstanding Voluntary Contribution from Trimdon Foundry Parish Council Chair Carole Bell.Trimdon Foundry In Bloom
The Trimdon Foundry in Bloom group was rewarded for their hard work recently with the village being judged at a Bronze standard as part of the Northumbria in Bloom Competition. Story and photos here.


Free Parking
All Durham County Council-owned car parks are free after 3pm throughout December. The free parking applies to all council run car parks, as well as on-street parking bays in Durham City, and runs from Thursday, 1 December until Saturday 31 December. Parking will also be free from 10am on 3 December for Small Business Saturday.
Further details on the location and opening times of all council-owned car parks can be found at: www.durham.gov.uk/parking.


Wellbeing For Life achieves the County Durham Volunteer Kite MarkCounty Durham Volunteer Kite Mark
Wellbeing for Life is the first service to achieve the County Durham Volunteer Kite Mark as a programme involving a partnership of organisations. Read about it


Christmas Coffee MorningsChristmas Coffee Mornings
At Trimdon Village Library, 6th & 8th December. Also colouring competion for juniors, details here.


Memorial Park
Photos from the Remembrance Service held on 11th November 2016 at the Trimdon Station memorial park on our galleries here.


Warnings about par worn tyresPart Worn Tyres
Motorists are being warned about the safety of part worn tyres after a survey found many do not meet legal requirements in County Durham.


How to spend £100,000How To Spend £100K?
An annual budget of £100,000 is given to each of the 14 Area Action Partenerships to spend in their local area and for the first time, an online survey has been set up to allow even more residents and organisations to get involved in deciding on which priority areas this money should be spent


Dementia advisor serviceDementia Advisor
A new free and confidential service in County Durham to support people with memory problems and the people caring for them. Details here.


Police Reports
As there have been no updates to this section since February 2016, it has been removed from the menu at the top of the page. It is of course still accessible from the other navigation options and all pages are still available.

Trimdon Grange Christmas Party 2016Grange Community Centre
Christmas parties and other events at Trimdon Grange details here!


Village Hall
Christmas Party and other seasonal events on their page here.


Children’s Safety Online
The NSPCC have issued a warning over a Tinder-like app for teenagers, details here.


Trimdon Times GuestbookGuestbook
The Guestbook pages (last message added 8th December 2016) are available for anyone to use to leave a message, question or opinion on anything related to Trimdon, and contains messages from 2004 onwards. – no log-in or sign-up required. Read it here.


History Section
A new addition to the articles in our history section is Recollections of Trimdon Village, from an interview given by Grace Clark in 1998. Grace was 91 at the time.


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Adverts can be a nuisance, 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.
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.

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 8th November 2016 – Liddle family)

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