• Tribute to soldiers

    Tribute to soldiers

    Children at a local primary school are paying their own tribute to soldiers who died fighting for their country, including those from the region’s mining community. As part of an ongoing link between Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association (DAMHA) and Cestria Primary School, children in year 2 have made poppies which are now on display […]

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  • Preparing for spring

    Preparing for spring

    Children at a County Durham primary school are preparing for spring thanks to the latest donation from Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association. To show its appreciation for singing at their end of year residents’ forum, DAMHA, recently gave £50 to Cestria Primary School in Chester-le-Street. The school has now used this money to buy new […]

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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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  • 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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