A public consultation regarding a proposed new housing development in Trimdon Station was held in Trimdon Station Community Centre on 9th May, midday until 7pm.. The intended site would accommodate approximately 28 homes. Full details and online petition here. These details and the petition are also available at Trimdon Station Community Centre for residents without internet access - please pass this information on.
Village Beat Officer
22nd May 2013
The May report includes Farmwatch and Crimestoppers, here.
Trimdon Village Hall
Updated ‘What’s On’ schedule now online, plus May Day Fun Day on Monday 27th May 11 till 3pm in the Hall and its surrounds,
Free Funfair Rides
A local funfair operator is offering the use of an Alice in Wonderland T-Cups ride to schools free of charge. The ride is ideal for school fayres and fundraisers, and is a great attraction that children love. Booking is on a first come, first served basis. Please contact Lucy on email@example.com
The local angling club now has its own web site, check it out at www.trimdonanglingclub.co.uk or Google it entering Trimdon angling club
It's A Knockout
Trimdon Grange Community Centre and Trimdon Village Hall have teamed up to hold an 'It's A Knockout' event at Trimdon Junior School on June 15th. It consists of teams from local groups, charities, sports clubs etc. all raising funds and awareness for a chosen charity or group. If you would like a team you need 10 people, each raising sponsorship of £30 per person, any extra funds raised will go to whoever you wish. Check out www.itsaknockout.com for the games they play!! If you would like to sponsor a team, the monies will be spread across all the teams equally. Currently we have Trimdon United, Trimdon Village Hall, Trimdon Grange Youth Club, Trimdon Grange Taekwondo, Cream Hair Salon and possibly Macmillan Nurses from the area. Lets just hope for nice weather!
If you would like more details telephone Victoria on 07864 992914 or Pamela on 01429 881724.
The East Durham Rural Corridor Area Action Partnership AGM/Board meeting will be held on Wednesday 26 June 2013 from 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm at Cassop Community Centre, Front Street, Cassop, DH6 4RF. If you would like to attend this meeting, please contact Marie Ainscough on 03000 261128 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
at Trimdon Grange Community Centre starting 7pm Wednesday 29th May, details here.
Trimdon Village Library
Junior Craft Session on Thursday 30th May, 11am – 12pm. Make your own Welsh Love Spoonsl This craft session is suitable for children aged 5 years and over. Come along to the library for some fun! 50p non-refundable charge per child, please book as places are limited, Tel: 03000 269 522
Councillor Contact Details
Following the recent local elections, updated contact details for Trimdon Foundry parish council are online here.
Can You Help?
updated 2nd May 2013
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? Read on...
Church Memorial Window
Members of St Mary Magdalene Church at Trimdon Village hope to raise £12,000 to install a stained glass window in honour of dedicated church organist Lily Burton. Details here: (Northern Echo) Anyone wishing to make a donation online can use Justgiving.com at https://www.justgiving.com/lilyburtonappeal/
Trimdon Foundry Parish Council
The meeting details for March 2013 are now online, and also details of changes to Council Tax and benefits
Trimdon United Juniors will be holding their Summer 2013 tournaments in July. Teams interested in competing can download Invitation and Entry Forms from
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