Deaf Hill Miners Banner Group are once again putting on a FREE bus for anyone who would like to go to the 133rd Durham Miners Gala on Saturday 8th July 2017.To reserve seats please phone Jim Robinson on 07979 006353
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.
The parish accounts for the year ending March 31st 2017 are available for inspection until 14th July 2017 - details here.
Food Safety Week
Durham County Council is supporting Food Safety Week, which started Monday, 19 June, by offering advice on banishing the risk at barbecues and playing it safe with picnics.
Trimdon Parish Council 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.
Armed Forces Day
at Deaf Hill Primary School, Saturday 24th June 2017 at 12 pm - 5 pm . Brass band, raffle, tombola, Tea for Veterans, Union Jack balloon release & much more. Click poster for more details.
Durham County Council also supports Armed Forces Day - more info here;
at Trimdon Outreach, Trimdon Village Hall. Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice.
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. Also 'Time to Get Online' - do you have a tablet or laptop but need help with how to use it? New course starting 26th April.
Summer Dance Camp with Sophie Johnson, Thursday 17th August 2017. Please book in advance!!
New additions to our galleries are 12 editions of a Parochial School magazine from the 1920s and 30s, provided courtesy of John Robinson
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.
Bowel Cancer Screening
The County Durham Wellbeing for Life service is working in the local community to promote bowel cancer screening and encourage men and women to take part.
Urgent Care Centres
Changes to walk-in services at Hartlepool and Stockton from April 2017, please read on for more details.
A new free and confidential service in County Durham to support people with memory problems and the people caring for them. Details here.
Trimdon Parish Council is holding a public meeting to discuss the closure of the doctor's surgery.
Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting at 7.00pm on Monday 26th June 2017 at Bluebell Meadow Primary School, Elwick View, Trimdon Village (access via Trimdon Community College).
Drop-In Support Sessions
at Trimdon Community College, come along between 10am-12noon Tuesdays for some free and friendly advice.
Incidents 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 31/05/2017
Latest updates on the Village Hall, Community College and Grange community centre pages;
- Trimdon Station Community Centre
- Trimdon Grange Community Centre
- Community College
- Village Hall
- Library Noticeboard
- Health Trainers
The Guestbook pages (last message added 24th March 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. – no log-in or sign-up required. Read it here.
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 19th May 2017 - William or John William Coates)
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What's in the website's sections
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.