ACCESSIBILTY STATEMENT FOR RINGSFIELD AND WESTON PARISH COUNCIL

This website is run by Ringsfield & Weston 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:

  • 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
  • we can’t guarantee the full accessibility of our PDF documents or Word documents to screen reader software

 

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

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

  • email ringsfieldandweston.pc@gmail.com
  • call 01502 675739

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 31 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 at ringsfieldandweston.pc@gmail.com and they will try to help you out with this query.

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).

 

 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Ringsfield and Weston 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.

 

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Some images do not have a text alternative so the information in them are not available via screen readers

Unable to fix low contrast

Unable to fix some labels

On some pages the tabbing order is not in logical order when navigating using a keyboard

 

Disproportionate burden

There will be a disproportionate burden for Ringsfield And Weston, financially, to fix these issues as the annual Precept is £7,000.00

 

How we tested this website

This website was last tested 23rd September 2020.The test was carried out by Ringsfield and Weston Parish Council. The test was performed using the Wave Accessibility software.

We tested:

 

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We are constantly looking at our website accessibility alongside our website developers and where we can improve on it we will. We follow a specific set of guidelines to ensure all our content meets the WCAG 2.1 Standard.

This statement was prepared on 23rd September 2020 It was last updated on 23rd September 2020