Trimdon Village, Trimdon Station, Trimdon Grange, Trimdon Colliery and Deaf Hill

Bank Holiday Bin Collections
Rubbish and recycling collections in County Durham will take place as normal during the August bank holiday week (w/c 25 August). Residents should put their bins out by 7am on their usual collection day.
People can check their collection day by entering their house number and post code into the My Durham section on

Trimdon Foundry Parish Council
The details of the meetings held on 15th July 2014 are now online, also details from previous meetings.

Foundry Parish Council
At the meeting held on Tuesday 12th August 2014, councillors Larraine Grigg and Joe France tendered their resignation with immediate effect. The Parish Clerk Kay Tweddle also resigned at the same meeting, but will continue working until 24th August.

Have Your Say
Use our Guestbook to leave a comment about anything going on in your area, or even just to say you’ve visited the website. Last update 16th August 2014

Click to read full reportLatest Police Report
The August 2014 update from the Trimdon Village beat officer

PACT Meeting
Due to the Bank Holiday on 25th August, the next Trimdon Grange PACT meeting date will be 20/10/2014 instead of 03/09/2014

Volunteers Wanted
Trimdon Station people are needed who are willing to water local flower boxes and planters on a volunteer basis. Anyone interested please contact a member of the Parish Council,

Durham County CouncilFunding for youth projects
A £30,000 fund, provided by the AAP, for projects and activities aimed at young people in our area is available for eligible not-for-profit groups  Details here.

Loan Sharks
Durham County CouncilA project to tackle loan sharks is giving residents in County Durham the chance to win £100 worth of shopping vouchers. Details here.

Summer Activities
A range of activities have been organised by Trimdon Station community centre for the school summer holiday period – full details on their website here.

Trimdon Parish Council
Minutes for the Trimdon Parish Council meeting on 10th June 2014 are now available to view online courtesy of the Parish Council, including Minutes for earlier meetings.

Can You Help?
(updated 23rd July 2014 – last entry re: Chaytor and Austin family research)
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 more



Clairvoyance Evening
With guest medium Monty Havelock, at Trimdon Grange Community Centre on Wed. 27th Aug 2014, 7.00 – 8.30 pm approx. £4.00 entry fee on the door, refreshments & raffle available, come along for a relaxing evening. All proceeds to Trimdon Grange Community Centre (registered charity)

Trimdon Grange Shorts'n'Shades posterShorts and Shades
Trimdon Grange Community Centre present ‘Shorts and Shades’ Summer holiday BBQ fundraiser, Saturday 23rd August 3pm – 7pm. Tickets on sale now: Adult BBQ ticket £3.00, Child meal £1.50 – Full details on the poster.
Trimdon Grange Community Centre’s timetable and ‘what’s on’ has also been updated with the latest info here.

Remembering Bygone Days
with Age UK at Trimdon Library. Come along to Trimdon Library for an afternoon of fun and laughter remembering friends and families bygone days. Whether you were a member of the military or a civilian, we would love to hear your experiences. Anyone available for a six week enjoyable experience is welcome to join in. Free tea and coffee and cakes will be provided. Tuesday 2nd September – 7th October 2014, 1 – 2.30pm

Trimdon Times Magazine
Trimdon Times” was suggested as the title for a new quarterly magazine produced by Trimdon Village Hall and announced as such on their facebook page on 1st August 2014. This new publication has no connection at all with the Trimdon Times website or Trimdon Times facebook page, and I am now told it will be named “Trimdon News”. Their facebook announcement has been updated to reflect this. The magazine is expected to be published in September.

Trimdon Colliery secures £5,000 grant for outdoor gymOutdoor Gym
Trimdon Colliery Community Association will been able to go ahead with an outdoor gym project after receiving funding of £5,000.





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