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  • DAMHA Memorial golf day

    Memorial Golf Day

    A memorial golf day in honour of former DAMHA Chief Executive Gordon Gray, who died earlier this year, has raised £450 for residents living in our homes. Each year, we hold a golf day to raise money for our Social Welfare Fund. This is a fund which DAMHA residents can apply to pay for activities such as coach […]

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  • Perennial success

    Perennial success

    Like many of his plants, Jack Rudd is finding perennial success in DAMHA’s annual pot plant competition. After coming third in 2016, his garden, in High Jobs Hill, Crook, was this year voted the best of all gardens in homes owned by Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association (DAMHA). This means he receives £50 in cash and […]

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  • Bags of help

    Bags of help

    Residents living at a DAMHA sheltered housing scheme have received bags of help from the local community in achieving their aim of having a sensory garden. The Residents’ Group at Bulmer House in South Sheilds have been raising funds, via raffles and fayres, towards the creation of a sensory garden. Their dream has now become a reality […]

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  • Bingo


    A woman whose husband loved calling bingo has bought a new machine for residents living in a DAMHA sheltered housing scheme. Before his sudden death in 2015, Jim Nelson, was the regular bingo caller at Rutherford House in Seaside Lane, Easington. Three nights a week, he would take the short walk across from his home […]

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  • Planned maintenance

    Planned Maintenance

    We have stared work on our latest £1.3 million planned maintenance programme across County Durham. Hundreds of homes will benefit from the work we are undertaking throughout 2017/18 These improvements include the installation of new central heating boilers, fires and also double-glazed windows. It forms part of a rolling planned maintenance programme DAMHA carries out each year. […]

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  • A spot of pet therapy

    A spot of pet therapy

    Residents living in our residential care home enjoyed a spot of pet therapy recently, but they were not all of the cuddly variety! Using pets as therapy in care homes has been proven to enhance the well-being of residents, many of whom will have had pets before they came to Langley House, which is in Horden. […]

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  • £12 million investment

    £12 million investment

    DAMHA is to spend over £12 million on one of the largest housebuilding programmes in its 119-year history. The Association will be building 106 new affordable homes across County Durham between now and 2022. Work on 31 two-bedroom bungalows in Ushaw Moor, Coxhoe and Philadelphia will get underway this year and be completed in stages in 2018. […]

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Media Contact

Journalists wanting more information on Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association can contact Neil Shaefer on 07732 210262 or email