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.


  • Christmas cheer

    Christmas cheer

    After the ‘annus horribilis’ that was 2020, we were pleased to bring some Christmas cheer to over 100 of its residents at the end of the year. As part of a yearly tradition, DAMHA presented £25 gift vouchers to 127 people who are aged 90 and over. DAMHA contributes £10 to the vouchers and the […]

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  • In at the deep end

    In at the deep end

    Residents have been thrown in at the deep end at a new £3.5 million affordable housing scheme – but that’s only because their homes have been built on the site of a former public swimming pool. Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association (DAMHA) recently completed work on 24 new homes at the old Belle Vue Swim […]

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  • New affordable housing

    New affordable housing

    Residents at a new affordable housing scheme in a village close to Sunderland are getting an electrifying experience! That’s because Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association (DAMHA) has named its latest development Edison Close after the inventor of the lightbulb Thomas Edison and because the new homes are close to Voltage Terrace, Philadelphia. The Association has […]

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  • A marriage made in lockdown

    Proud mum and DAMHA resident Sybil Mills was super excited about marriage of her daughter Alison to her fiancée Robert Sheard. The couple had chosen 1st August 2020 as the date for their wedding which was to be held at St Paul’s Church in Waterhouses, with the reception taking place at Waterhouses Community Centre and […]

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  • By the bucketful

    By the bucketful

    A man who carries 50 buckets of water through his house to ensure his garden is in perfect condition has won DAMHA’s annual gardening competition. Bill Scott’s garden in East Rainton was the overwhelming choice of people who voted in an online poll we set up for our 2020 Pot Plant/Gardening Competition. The 82-year-old’s display […]

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  • Beating around the bush

    Beating around the bush

    There was no beating around the bush when a group consisting mostly of DAMHA residents rallied round to help an animal sanctuary on the other side of the world. Earlier this year, Shirley and Ron Read, from Dean Bank, Ferryhill, were preparing to head to Australia for a holiday and to visit their family. Upset […]

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  • Born to be a miner

    Born to be a miner

    Like many men growing up in County Durham’s coalfield communities in the 20th century, Gordon Parkin was born to be a miner. Gordon was born in his grandmother’s house in Easington Colliery on a sweltering hot summer’s day on 6th August 1949. The country was still recovering from the effects of the Second World War, […]

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