• Selfless service

    Selfless service

    A woman known for her “big heart” and “selfless service” to others has won our annual good neighbour of the year award. Lilian Scorer was the choice of the judges who voted in the DAMHA 2020 Good Neighbour of the Year competition. The 72-year-old who lives in one of DAMHA’s homes in Marsden Road, South […]

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  • Good neighbour of the year

    Good neighbour of the year

    Following a record number of nominations, Geordie Tilley was the overwhelming choice of the judges in DAMHA’s 2019 Good Neighbour of the Year competition. The 71-year-old who lives in one of DAMHA’s homes at Ramsey Terrace, Delves Lane, Consett, in was nominated by many of his neighbours. Marion Haytack said: “He is always looking out […]

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  • Good neighbour of the year

    Good Neighbour of the Year

    Bill Dodds is like the man from Del Monte, he likes to say ‘yes’, and that’s why he is the latest resident to win our good neighbour of the year award. Which is fitting because the former salesman for the well-known food and production company has just won a housing association’s good neighbour of the […]

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  • Our Residents

    Good neighbours

    A couple described as being “the best thing that has happened to us” have been recognised for being good neighbours. John and Judith Bulmer were recently awarded the Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association (DAMHA) Good Neighbour of the Year award. The couple, who live at, Chopwell, Newcastle, were the overwhelming choice of judges, who sifted […]

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  • Good neighbour of the year

    Good neighbour of the year

    A woman who cared for her neighbour after she was diagnosed with cancer has been described as a “one in a million”. Alma Gardiner’s selfless efforts have resulted in her receiving the Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association (DAMHA) Good Neighbour of the Year award. The 71-year-old lives in St James Court, Consett. She was the […]

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