Accessibility Statement for Annesley & Felley Parish Council
Annesley & Felley Parish Council is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying the relevant accessibility standards.
Measures to support accessibility
Annesley & Felley Parish Council will continue to review the accessibility of the digital website content with the objective to obtain full compliance with the current accessibility standards. Progress on achieving full compliance will be monitored and reviewed/discussed, when appropriate, at future Parish Council meetings.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Annesley & Felley Parish Council is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the digital content on the Annesley & Felley Parish Council website.
Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers by:
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone: 01623 626178
- Postal address: Annesley & Felley Parish Council,1A Dorchester Drive, Mansfield, Nott’s, NG18 4QQ
We will try to respond within 7 business days.
Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology
Annesley & Felley Parish Council website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:
- Mobile Smart Phones
- Personal Computers
- Tablet devices
- All common Browsers (e.g. Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox etc.)
- Screen Readers
Changing colours, font, text size and other settings
All modern browsers allow you to change colours and font sizes. The website has been created to support this.
A screen reader is a program which reads out the information displayed on your computer. Screen Readers can be useful to enable blind and partially sighted people to browse the internet and carry out other tasks using their computer. There are a variety of Screen Readers available via the internet. Plain English
We try to write in plain English and avoid jargon. If you don’t understand something, please let us know.
Accessibility of the Annesley & Felley Parish Council website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:
These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.
Limitations and alternatives
Despite our best efforts to ensure digital accessibility of Annesley & Felley Parish Council website there may be some limitations.
Below is a description of known limitations.
Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.
- Some PDFs may not comply with the current standard, mainly relating to old PDFs and/or documents that have been scanned rather than created from digital documents.
A full audit/review will take place, as soon as possible, of all PDFs on the website to ensure that they are accessible as defined by the accessibility standard.
Annesley & Felley Parish Council have assessed the accessibility of their website by the following approaches:
- WebAIM automated accessibility checker
- Evaluation by the website provider - Boiler Room Digital
Formal approval of this accessibility statement
This Accessibility Statement is approved by:
Annesley & Felley Parish Council
Clerk to the Council
15th September 2020