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.


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.


  • Touching tribute

    Touching tribute

    A DAMHA resident has paid a touching tribute to her late coal-mining father by getting her husband to make a life size pit tub out of wood which now sits proudly outside their home.

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  • Cricket-mad


    Cricket-mad DAMHA resident William ‘Slogger’ Thompson has reached his century. Howzat!

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  • dedicating the award

    Dedicating the award

    The winner of our annual gardening competition has dedicated the award to his late brother-in-law.

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  • True love

    True love

    True love…and an iron fist. After 65 years together, Freda and Ronnie Gibson have worked out the secret of a happy marriage. “Good home cooking and ruling the roost with an iron fist,” said Freda. Ronnie’s advice? “Doing as you’re told,” he said. Ronnie worked as a miner at Horden Colliery and the couple raised […]

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  • Advice from mum

    Advice from mum

    Betty Armstrong remembers well the advice from mum on her wedding day to Ray. “She said if he goes out on a Friday night grab his shirt tails and go out with him,” said Betty. That was June 3 1961, which was also Betty’s 21st, and the advice clearly worked because they’ve recently celebrated their […]

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  • Northumbrian roots

    Northumbrian roots

    A few years after recording his first CD single, DAMHA resident Jackie Davidson has now gone and released a full album of songs paying tribute to his Northumbrian roots. In 2018, Jackie recorded a song called ‘We are Northumbrians’ and that is now one of 12 original tunes on the album he has named ‘Northumbrian […]

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  • £1 million programme

    £1 million programme

    DAMHA has started work on a £1 million programme which will see hundreds of our existing properties receiving upgrades. Our 2021/22 planned maintenance programme will result in around 500 homes and sheltered housing schemes across County Durham having some sort of work undertaken. This will include: • The installation of new, UPVC double-glazed windows at […]

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