This accessibility statement applies to Ashwellinrutland.uk and all content contained therein.
This website is run by Ashwell 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:
- most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software
Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ll consider your request and get back to you with any actions undertaken.
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: email@example.com
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).
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
Ashwell 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 fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
PDFs and other documents
We publish PDFs with information on parish council activities and other statutory requirements. We are working on available methods for creating fully accessible versions of these documents for all future content.
The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.
Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
Ashwell Parish Council is committed to continual improvement in accessibility
Our accessibility roadmap [add link to roadmap] shows how and when we plan to improve accessibility on this website.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 17/6/2020. It was last reviewed on 17/6/2020.
This website was last tested on 17/6/2020. The test was carried out by Ashwell Parish Council.
We used this approach to deciding on a sample of pages to test :
All main elements of the website were tested; posts, navigation, contrast and font control, effective element placement etc.
Due to the modular nature of WordPress based websites, the key areas tested are representative of the content provided in sub-sections and other custom pages.
The full assessment is available here: http://ashwellinrutland.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Assessment_20200617_AshwellinRutlandAshw.html