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.


  • Good neighbour of the year

    Good Neighbour of the Year

    Bill Dodds is like the man from Del Monte, he likes to say ‘yes’, and that’s why he is the latest resident to win our good neighbour of the year award. Which is fitting because the former salesman for the well-known food and production company has just won a housing association’s good neighbour of the […]

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  • Outdoor learning

    Outdoor learning

    Outdoor learning has become even more fun for a children at a Chester-le-Street primary school thanks to a donation from DAMHA. In the summer, we invited children at Cestria Primary School if they would design a logo to mark our 120th anniversary. We were so impressed with the entries submitted by the Year 2 children, […]

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  • Affordable homes

    Affordable homes

    DAMHA is planning to build 24 affordable homes for older people on the site of a former swimming pool in Consett. Subject to planning permission being granted by Durham County Council, work on the work on the £3.5 million scheme is expected to start in December, or early January 2019, and take 18 months to complete. […]

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  • Gardening competition

    Gardening competition

    A woman who swapped sunny Greece for even sunnier East Rainton has won first prize in our annual gardening competition. Leda Gibbins was the overwhelming choice of the judges deciding who should win the DAMHA 2018 Pot Plant Competition. The 58-year-old, who originally hails from Athens but now lives with her Hendon-born husband Jim in […]

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  • Bake off

    Bake Off

    Who better to turn to when getting someone to make you a 120th anniversary cake then a woman who came tantalisingly close to appearing on The Great British Bake Off? DAMHA turned to Sue Lewis when we needed a large cake making to mark our 120th birthday this year. Sue, who lives in one of […]

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  • Logo competition

    Logo competition

    A logo competition held as part of DAMHA’s 120th anniversary has been won by a six-year-old boy. DAMHA invited the year 2 children at Cestria Primary School in Chester-le-Street to design an anniversary logo. After doing research with the help of their parents and teachers, the children worked very hard on their designs. The standard […]

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  • Affordable homes

    Affordable homes

    DAMHA is delighted to have welcomed residents to the first of over 100 affordable homes we are building across the North East over the next five years. The first scheme we have completed has resulted in five new properties at Eshwood View, Ushaw Moor. The Association has invested £600,000 building five two-bedroom bungalows. DAMHA opened […]

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