County Council Info
Latest press releases from Durham County Council - Environment Awards, Scammers and Sugar Consumption.
Latest press releases

World Championship success for Trimdon's local Dance School!World Championship success for Dance School
Dance It Live It with Sophie Johnson, attended The World Championships at Blackpool, Winter Gardens at the end of June 2017
World Championship success for Trimdon's local Dance School!

Summer Breakout
*Note: timetables revised 18th July*
Trimdon Community College, Trimdon Grange Community Centre and Trimdon Station Residents association are running a Summer programme of activities for children and young people ages 7 and above - details and timetables here.
Summer Breakout

Village Parish
Agenda for the meeting scheduled for 11th July on this page. Minutes are online for the meeting held on 16th May 2017 also the Annual Meeting held on the same date. Previous minutes etc. on their home page.
Read Minutes for 2017

Foundry Parish
At a special meeting of the Council it was agreed to extend the public inspection of the Accounts of Trimdon Foundry Parish Council until 4th August 2017 to enable parishioners extra time. The parish accounts for the year ending March 31st 2017 are available for inspection until 4th August 2017 - details here.
Minutes for the meetings held from January to June 2017 are online now - see this page. All previous minutes etc. also online and available from the Foundry Parish home page.
Foundry Parish Home Page

Please click poster for detailsMissing Dog
Possibly last seen in Trimdon, any sightings please contact Dog Alert Darlington, details on poster.

Citizens Advice
at Trimdon Outreach, Trimdon Village Hall. Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice.
Citizens Advice at Trimdon Village Hall

Grange Community Centre
'What's On' updated 20th April 2017. New classes include Boogie Some More - our new Boogie classes are a great way to have fun and get moving with your little ones.
Summer Dance Camp with Sophie Johnson, Thursday 17th August 2017. Please book in advance!!
What's On at Trimdon Grange

Photo Galleries
New additions to our galleries are 12 editions of a Parochial School magazine from the 1920s and 30s, provided courtesy of John Robinson
Go to the Photo Gallery

History Section
The History section of the website has many articles submitted by readers, which give a remarkable insight into local life in the war years and earlier. A recent addition is Recollections of Trimdon Village, from an interview given by Grace Clark in 1998. Grace was 91 at the time.
Booklets published in the 1960's can also be found here, plus many chapters from Trimdon Snippets.
Trimdon Times History pages

Summer Reading Challenge at Trimdon Village LibrarySummer Reading Challenge
At the Village library, all sessions free but places limited so please contact the library on 03000 269 522

IIncident reports for Trimdonncidents in Trimdon
Burglary, Car Crime, Fire, Accidents etc. are often not reported in the local papers or anywhere else. Please use this page to leave a quick note or comment about any incidents happening in and around Trimdon so that others can see what's happening. Last report added 21/07/2017
Incidents in Trimdon

Summer tripsSummer Trips
From the Station Road Community Centre. Please book early as places are limited, full details on the Centre's page.
Summer trips from Trimdon Station Community Centre

Local Facilities
Latest updates on the Village Hall, Community College and Grange community centre pages;


Drop-In Support Sessions
at Trimdon Community College, come along between 10am-12noon Tuesdays for some free and friendly advice.
Sedgefield Homestay Drop In Support Sessions

Trimdon Times GuestbookGuestbook
The Guestbook pages (last message added 21st July 2017) are available for anyone to use to leave a message, question or opinion on anything related to Trimdon, and contains messages from 2004 onwards. โ€“ no log-in or sign-up required. Read it here.
Read the Guestbook

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 21st July 2017 - John Willian Oslar Scott)
Trimdon Genealogy Research

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Recent pages are moved from the Front Page to the 2017 Archive

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Website Information
This website is a free resource for Trimdon Village, Station, Grange, Colliery and Deaf Hill.
Articles and photographs for submission gladly accepted from anyone, copyright of any such items remains with the original owner and will not be reused or forwarded elsewhere without the owners consent
Free advertising of events etc. in our area for business or personal use, subject to acceptance.
Donations, however small, via PayPal are very welcome if you have found the website useful or interesting.

The website author, editor and domain name holder claims copyright to the website title (Trimdon Times) and original content
ยฉ Copyright Ken Craggs 2002 - 2017

What's in the website's sections

Parish Councils
Minutes and information from both parish councils - Trimdon Parish for the Village, Grange and most of the Colliery, Trimdon Foundry for Deaf Hill, Station and rest of the Colliery.
A wide selection of articles gathered from printed publications, plus many personal recollections added by Trimdon people.
Where you can find all the older pages, sorted by year or just scroll down the list on the main archive page.
This leads to the Photo Galleries, containing hundreds of old and modern photos of people, places, schools, postcards and more, all provided courtesy of Trimdon people.
This is the odds'n'ends section of the website for all the bits that don't fit in any particular category. Jokes, pets, short stories and more all end up here.
Just a simple notepad really, where anyone can leave a comment or message. Messages go back as far as 2004.
A very long list of every page (more than 650) on the website! Note this does not include the Photo Galleries, which are hosted separately.