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  • Complaint Handling Code

    A new Complaint Handling Code to help empower residents who wish to make a complaint came into practice on 1 April 2024. It sets out the statutory requirements for landlords like Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association to effectively and fairly respond to complaints. For residents the Code explains your rights and what can be expected […]

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  • The social scene

    The social scene

    The social scene at Rutherford House also extends to a lively arts and crafts room, where many of the residents can be found on any given day of the week. Along with the communal lounge, the room has become a real hive of activity with residents working on various arts and crafts whilst also having […]

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  • New friendships

    New friendships

    New friendships are being created and a lovely mini community has been established as a result of a new group which has been set up at our Rutherford House sheltered housing scheme in Easington. The Friendship Group meets in the communal lounge every Tuesday afternoon and it’s an opportunity for residents to get together for […]

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  • Last men standing

    Last Men Standing

    Former DAMHA board member Steve Fergus found himself part of a photography exhibition, and subsequent book, Last Men Standing, which has recorded some of the last surviving former miners at three coalfields. Former miner Steve was among 15 men from the former pit communities of Easington, Horden and Blackhall who were profiled for the exhibition, […]

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  • Forget Luke Littler

    Forget Luke Littler

    Forget Luke Littler, he has nothing on the darts players at our Bulmer House sheltered housing scheme in South Shields. As part of the ever-increasing social scene at Bulmer House, every Wednesday our ladies and gentlemen come together in the communal lounges ready to step up to the oche. It’s not uncommon to see over […]

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  • A key partner

    A key partner

    DAMHA is proud to have been a key partner in a successful research project which has resulted in the setting up of a free resource for people living in our homes and other almshouse residents across the country. The Knowledge Hub on Resilience in Almshouse Communities is available to anyone interested in further strengthening the […]

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  • A collective voice

    A collective voice

    It may have escaped your notice, but all of us in the North East recently were invited to elect a new regional Mayor of the North East Combined Authority.  I don’t know who your preferred candidate may have been, but for me, more important than the colour of the rosette of the elected individual was […]

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

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