Our Photo Galleries have been re-organised, so that all the albums are available directly from the home page. The menu system has also been simplified so that various old photos, collections etc. are now much easier to find. Have a look, if you have any suggestions we'd be pleased to here them.
Dyno Plumbing Update
Dyno Plumbing are pleased to announce that they are on schedule for opening in April 2017. The site next to DLI in Trimdon Grange was purchased in September 2016 and is now almost complete.
On Friday 31st March Deaf Hill Miners banner group will be holding a fund raising show in the Trimdon and Deaf Hill WMC, see poster attached ,this is an over 18's ADULT SHOW, tickets are £7 and are now on sale. To obtain/reserve tickets please contact Paul Connor on 07588827280 or Jim Robinson on 01429 880584 or via facebook
A number of facilities may be at risk at the Station Road community centre due to funding cuts by Parish and County councils, more info here.
Agenda for the meeting scheduled for 10th January 2017.
All previous minutes etc. also online and available from the Foundry Parish home page.
Children's Safety Online
The NSPCC have issued a warning over a Tinder-like app for teenagers, details here.
Part 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.
Updated drop-in session times, plus news of new activities for 2017 on the Health Trainer page.
Grange Community Centre
Beginner Pilates, Circuit Training and other events at Trimdon Grange - details here!
A new free and confidential service in County Durham to support people with memory problems and the people caring for them. Details here.
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.
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 record a quick note of any incidents happening in and around Trimdon so that others can see what's happening. Last report added 16/02/2017
Trimdon Parish Council minutes are online for the meeting held on 10th January 2017 also previous minutes on their home page.
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.
2017 Garden Waste Scheme
Residents can now sign up for this year’s garden waste collection service. The fortnightly service will run between spring and autumn with 17 collections, the first in March 2017.
The Guestbook pages (last message added 16th 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.
Do You Use An Ad Blocker?
Adverts can be a nuisance, but if you use an ad blocker please read this.
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 22nd December 2016 - Glaister family)
Recent pages are moved from the Front Page to the 2017 Archive
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