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
Some parts of this website may not be fully accessible:
- Some PDF documents may not be fully accessible to screen reader software
- Some video and audio streams may not have captions
- Some text and links may have poor colour contrast
- Maps may be difficult to navigate using screen reader software
What to do if you cannot access parts of this website
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, get in touch via our contact page.
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
Ashby de la Zouch Town Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
Content that is not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
We use Google maps. These may not be accessible to some people. We will always provide the information by alternative means on request
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.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 24th August 2020. It was last reviewed on 4th December 2020.
We used the methodology described in “Website Accessibility Requirements” produced by NALC. This website was tested using the Microsoft Accessibility Insights for Web tool recommend in that publication.
This website was last tested during November and December 2020. The test was carried out by our website provider, InTouch. They used this approach to decide on a sample of pages to test with static content, links and pictures.