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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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  • Housing awards

    Housing awards

    DAMHA has been short-listed for two prestigious housing awards. On 13th May, we will discover whether we have been successful in the ‘best resident involvement’ category in the 2021 Northern Housing Awards. We made the short-list after judges considered the various ways we involve our residents in the day-t0-day running of the organisation, including selecting […]

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  • Wedded bliss

    Wedded bliss

    Jackie Davidson jokes it was his suntan and sharp suit that attracted his now wife Linda, but whatever it was, it worked because the couple recently celebrated 50 years of wedded bliss. One thing is for certain though and that is they would never have met if it had not been for a family connection. […]

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  • just a number

    Just a number

    In Ted Robson’s words, being 100 is “just a number”, and when you look at his picture, you will probably all agree! Ted celebrated becoming a centenarian in December. Unfortunately, Covid-19 restrictions prevented him from being able to celebrate his style in his local club in Easington, although the champagne is only on ice as […]

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  • Friends in high places

    Friends in high places

    Having friends in high places has its advantages, as DAMHA discovered when we got a special mention in the House of Lords. At the end of last tear Baroness Warwick, who is Chair of the National Housing Federation, referenced the Association in a debate in the House of Lords on almshouses, of which we are […]

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  • Fred Snowden

    Fred Snowden

    If he wishes, DAMHA resident Fred Snowden is able, by law, to drive livestock through the centre of the city of Durham. That is one of the ‘perks’ of being a Freeman of Durham. Whilst Fred has never felt the need to exercise his historic right, he is rightfully proud to be one of only […]

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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