How to magnify web pages?

All modern browsers support scaling of screen resolution to allow users to enlarge the content of the webpage being viewed to be zoomed up and down to suit their needs.

Windows

Zoom in

To zoom into the webpage making all the content larger hold Ctrl (Control key) and press the (plus) + key.

Zoom out

To zoom out of the webpage making all the content smaller hold Ctrl (Control key) and press the (minus) - key.

Reset scale

To return the page to it′s standard magnification hold Ctrl (Control key) and press the (zero) 0 key.

Apple Mac

The same proceedures are used on Apple Macs but Ctrl is replaced by the Command key.

In This Section

Board Members

We are pleased to introduce the Board Members who make up our Executive Committee. You can read more about each person by clicking on the relevant links.

Gordon Parkin, President

Gordon Parkin, President

About Gordon

Gordon was appointed President in November 2008. Previously Vice Chairman for 8 years. He worked at Easington Colliery from 1966 until it closed in 1993. Involved with the local NUM and Aged Miners Committees and a past member of Durham DHSS Appeals Tribunals.

Lesley Armstrong

Lesley Armstrong

About Lesley

Lesley is the Clerk to Murton Parish Council and has over 25 years banking experience

Barbara Christie, CQSW

Barbara Christie, CQSW

About Barbara

Barbara has 10 years experience as a social worker for the Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation. Previously worked 15 years for South Tyneside Social Services.

Steve Fergus, Vice-President

Steve Fergus, Vice-President

About Steve

Previously General Secretary of the Durham Enginemen's Association.

Ray Gibson

Ray Gibson

About Ray

Ray has over 20 years housing experience having worked within Local Authority & Social Housing.

Derek Gray

Derek Gray

About Derek

Derek was appointed to the Committee in November 2009 and is a resident of the Association. He served as a NUM Trade Union Secretary and as a Parish Councillor.

Sheila McIntyre

Sheila McIntyre

About Sheila

Sheila was appointed in 2010 and is a resident of the Association.

Una Mack

Una Mack

About Una

Una is currently a resident of the Association. She carries out voluntary work and was previously a dental nurse.

Cyril Smith MCIH

Cyril Smith MCIH

About Cyril

Cyril is a retired member of the Chartered Institute of Housing, with 30 years local government experience.

John Ball

John Ball

About John

John had 22 years service with easington Colliery until it's closure, when he moved onto Walkers Snacks for a further 16 years.

Paul Hewitson

Paul Hewitson

About Paul

A chartered accountant by qualification, Paul has worked with public interest, housing and construction entities throughout his 14 year career. He currently leads the delivery of audit and assurance services to the housing sector for one of the region’s top accountancy firms.

Stephen Guy

Stephen Guy

About Stephen

Stephen if a former Minor & NUM Official. He currently a Trade Union Officer in the Northern Region