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.


  • Gardiner by name

    Gardiner by name

    Gardiner by name, gardener by nature – a housing association couldn’t have hoped for a better couple to win its annual, green-fingered competition. Alma and Bob Gardiner’s garden in Consett scooped first prize in the Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association (DAMHA) 2023 gardening competition. The couple’s excellent use of a small space to show off […]

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  • tourist attraction

    Tourist attraction

    Millions of people will now get to see our aged miners’ homes which have been faithfully replicated at the North-East’s most visited tourist attraction. And before they were opened to the public on 6th October 2023, residents who live in the original homes were treated to a VIP sneak preview. Our Marsden Road aged miners’ […]

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  • 125th anniversary year

    125th anniversary year

    DAMHA has marked its 125th anniversary year with a fitting tribute to the man whose vision led to the establishment of the organisation. We held a memorial service at St Alban’s Church in Windy Hook, Gateshead, earlier in August. The service celebrated the history of the Association, which was founded in 1898 and grew from […]

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  • Plenty of experience

    Plenty of experience

    This may be Lynsey Saunders’ first job working in a sheltered living scheme for older people, but she came to Rutherford House with plenty of experience in supported living. Prior to starting at Rutherford, Lynsey worked for six years supporting people with learning disabilities in residential and supported living services, as well as providing respite […]

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  • Dancing shoes

    Dancing shoes

    Irene Darby may have had to hang up her dancing shoes but at the grand age of 100, she’s already waltzing into the future. Proudly holding a card from King Charles, Irene is now looking forward to receiving another when she turns 105. And with cards being sent each year after this, looking at Irene, […]

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  • The Guardian

    The Guardian

    DAMHA has been mentioned in The Guardian newspaper in a story about how almshouses are the “unsung” heroes of social housing in the UK. Our Chief Executive Paul Mullis is quoted in the article which looks at the important role of almshouses in society today. And The Guardian feature also mentions a new research project […]

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  • A poet who knows it

    A poet who knows it

    Joy Wanless is a poet who knows it. After all, there are not many people who can claim to be a published poet, or to have a piece of their work as the centrepiece of a school display. But that’s exactly what has happened to DAMHA resident Joy. Joy has enjoyed poetry her entire life […]

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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