• Mining museum

    Mining museum

    Possessions belonging to a former mines rescue worker are now on display in a popular County Durham mining museum. In 2018, DAMHA was proud to have been presented with a ceremonial helmet that Harry Vayro was given when he became a mines rescue worker in Crook in 1952. The helmet was given to us by […]

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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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