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

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Apple Mac

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


  • dedicating the award

    Dedicating the award

    The winner of DAMHA’s annual gardening competition is dedicating the award to his green-fingered late brother-in-law. Trevor Bailey says he got his love of gardening from brother-in-law Robert Vasey, who passed away suddenly in July. Mr Bailey’s garden in St Helen Auckland was the overwhelming choice of people who voted in an online poll set […]

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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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  • Closer together

    Closer together

    A group of our residents who were brought closer together due to the restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic have become the talk of their village community (and beyond) due to the elaborate displays they arrange outside their homes. Until the pandemic, the 12 people living in the Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association (DAMHA) properties […]

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  • Regulator of Social Housing

    Regulator of Social Housing

    We are pleased to announce that The Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) has awarded Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association the highest possible rating for the way it is governed. To achieve the rating, also known as G1, we were assessed against the Governance standard by the RSH. We already held a V1 rating for financial […]

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