Trimdon house ransackedTrimdon Home Ransacked
A WOMAN has been left devastated after burglars broke into her home and stole thousands of pounds worth of high value, sentimental jewellery. Updated 16th March 2018 - man arrested.
Trimdon Station house burgled and ransacked
3Rings Service
A new service has been launched to offer a little extra peace of mind to the relatives of older and vulnerable people in County Durham.
3 Rings if they're ok

Garden Waste
Collections in County Durham are due to start next month – but there’s still time to make sure your house is included. Details here.

Trimdon Parish
Minutes for the last few months of 2017 and Febuary 2018 now updated.

Foundry Parish Council
Minutes for previous months, which were deferred, now available:
July 2017,
October 2017
November 2017,
 plus January 2018.


Can Anyone Help?
Jean Yates nee Hart is trying to contact relatives of Edith and Bill Hart, especially Maureen and Josephine Nee Lamb.
This is in connection with returning her recently deceased parents ashes to Trimdon Grange cemetery in June.
Any information please contact me via the contact form or

Photo Galleries
Our Photo Galleries are home to hundreds of photos, including sets depicting Trimdon many years ago and more recent scenes. Many collections were sent in by website visitors, including family albums and events.
Latest additions to our galleries are Trimdon Walkabout photos from December 2017, courtesy of George Ford
Go to the Photo Gallery

History Section
Several new articles added courtesy of John Robinson, include Peggy Robinson MBE, plus a murder at nearby Butterwick (Fishburn). Also the history of Henry Kell, killed in Burma 1944. Henry was witness to a fatal train accident at Trimdon in 1923
Trimdon Times History pages 

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 February 2018 Carr/Cuthbertson/Greer)
Trimdon Genealogy Research

All full page articles and news from earlier years. Even old copies of Trimdon Messenger and reports from the now defunct Joint Trimdons Regeneration Partnership.
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Short paragraphs of interest which appeared only on the home page are saved to the Local Articles sections;
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IIncident reports for Trimdonncidents in Trimdon
Please use this page to leave a quick note about any incidents happening in and around Trimdon so that others can see what's happening.

Incidents in Trimdon

The guestbook has been updated to make it easier to add messages. It is 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. Last message added 16th March 2018. Read it here.
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Business Directory
Free local business directory listing for any Trimdon-based service, shop or community facilities at the Business Directory. Use the normal Contact page to add your details.
Trimdon Business Directory

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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
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