Accessibility Statement for Sulhamstead and Ufton Nervet Parish Councils

Accessibility statement

This website is run by Sulhamstead Parish Council and Ufton Nervet Parish Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

·        change colours, contrast levels and fonts

·        zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen

·        navigate most of the website using just a keyboard

·        navigate most of the website using speech recognition software

·        listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

·        you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text

·        most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software

·        you cannot skip to the main content when using a screen reader

·        there’s a limit to how far you can magnify the map on our ‘Sulhamstead Parish Council’ page.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording:

Please contact us via our contact page

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 15 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact: The Parish clerk sulhamsteadparishclerk@hotmail.com

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Contacting us

For Sulhamstead Parish Clerk, Elle Gibbons

Use the Sulhamstead website contact page, using this link
https://www.sulhamsteadcommunity.org.uk/sulhamstead-parish-council/contact-us/

or email Elle Gibbons sulhamsteadparishclerk@hotmail.com

 

For Ufton Nervet Parish Clerk, Fiona Jones

Use the Ufton Nervet parish website contact page, using this link https://www.sulhamsteadcommunity.org.uk/ufton-nervet-parish-council/contact/

Or email Fiona Jones uftonparishcouncil@gmail.com

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Sulhamstead Parish council and Ufton Nervet parish council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to  ‘the non-compliances’ listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

When we publish new content, we’ll make sure our use of images meets accessibility standards.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 28th September 2020. It was last reviewed on 28th September 2020

To prepare for this statement:

We have increased the base text size of all text content on the site by 20%.

Increased the contrast on button colours as well as labelling and headings.

Provided an Alt Tag description or caption on every graphic and photo image on the site.

This website was last tested on 28th September 2020. The test was carried out using https://wave.webaim.org/ by the parish as recommended by the government website.