Akeley Parish Council Accessibility Statement
This accessibility statement applies to Akeley Parish Council Website.
This website is run by Aubergine. 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.
We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:
- most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software.
- live video streams do not have captions.
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:
- 07943 780343
We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 5 working days.
If you cannot view the map on our ‘contact us’ page, call or email us for directions.
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, please contact Akeley Parish Clerk
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
Aubergine 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 the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
Maps displayed by Google Maps – we don’t control how Google Maps displays information, but where possible we provide addresses within the web page’s text (via HTML). When Google makes their map output accessible, we will update our technology accordingly
Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations.
PDFs and other documents
Some of our PDFs and Word documents are official, signed documents that cannot be produced in an accessible format, e.g. our accounting statements.
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
We undertake training on how to make website pages and linked documents more accessible, and take into account any feedback from our community.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on May 25th, 2021. It was last reviewed on May 25th, 2021.
This website was last tested May 25th, 2021. The test was carried out by Aubergine.