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.


  • Pauline York

    Pauline York

    When Pauline York had her job interview with DAMHA, having heard she came from a mining family, the Chief Executive at the time, Gordon Gray, said: “Well Pauline, if you don’t get the job, at least you will be eligible for one of our bungalows.” Needless to say, Pauline did get the job and like […]

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  • love of his life

    Love of his life

    Morpeth coalminer Leslie Foster had a sideline working on the waltzer – but it was his head that was spinning when he first set eyes on the love of his life, Christina. Within days of plucking up the courage to ask her out, Leslie told friends she was the girl he was going to marry […]

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  • Best known couples

    Best known couples

    One of Horden’s best known couples have just celebrated 65 years of marriage – but things could have worked out very differently when they lost each other after their first meeting. Peter Noble and Joan Wilding were teenagers when they met at a local dance. When it finished they arranged to meet each other outside […]

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  • Living next door

    Living next door

    Two women who began a friendship later in life whilst living in Cambridgeshire have now found themselves living next door to each other at DAMHA’s new £3.36 million affordable housing development in County Durham. Kathie Brewer and Cathie Parke are among the new residents at our development in the centre of Wheatley. This is providing […]

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  • A Godsend

    A Godsend

    A man described as a “Godsend” has won DAMHA’s good neighbour of the year award. Having received more nominations than anyone else, Billy Parker was the overwhelming choice of the judges who voted in the Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association (DAMHA) 2021 Good Neighbour of the Year competition The 62-year-old who lives in one of […]

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  • New Chair

    New Chair

    The new Chair of DAMHA has come full circle by returning to where she once worked when just starting out in the housing sector. Anne Rowlands is the new Chair of Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association. She leads a board of nine which has overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of the Association, which provides […]

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  • Gift vouchers

    Gift vouchers

    As part of a yearly tradition, DAMHA has presented £25 gift vouchers to 121 people who are aged 90 and over. We contribute £10 to the vouchers and the rest is provided by The Almshouse Association, the support charity representing over 1,600 almshouses in the UK. DAMHA is the largest almshouse in the UK. In […]

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