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.


  • 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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  • Improvement programme

    Improvement programme

    Hundreds of homes across County Durham are to be upgraded as DAMHA embarks on an improvement programme valued at almost £1 million. Over the next 12 months, starting from April 2018, we are carrying out a variety of work on around 500 of our properties in areas such as Easington, Seaham, Horden, Consett and Durham. […]

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  • Young bookworms

    Young bookworms

    Young bookworms at a County Durham primary school now have even more to read following a donation by DAMHA. In December, children from Cestria Primary School in Chester-le-Street sang to people attending our  annual residents’ forum. They made such an impression that, to show our gratitude, we subsequently donated £50 to the school. The money has been used […]

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  • New affordable homes

    New affordable homes

    Construction work has begun on new affordable homes  in County Durham. In a £2.7 million investment, DAMHA is building 19, two bedroom bungalows on Abbey Drive overlooking Sunniside Methodist Church. The layout of the Abbey Drive scheme has been orientated to give residents both security, with gable bay windows overlooking footpaths, and a ‘green’ feel with generous […]

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  • Great British Bake Off

    Great British Bake Off

    One of our residents, Sue Lewis, came tantalisingly close to appearing on the The Great British Bake Off. Here’s her story.   Sue Lewis lives in one of our Aged Miners Homes in Lumley, near Chester-le-Street. She only took up baking as a hobby around four years ago, but as you will see from the […]

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