Accessibility

Accessibility statement

We are committed to ensuring all our visitors can access our website.

In accordance with central Government guidelines we will always aim achieve W3C Double-A Conformance to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines on this site.

This WAI is a set of guidelines developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and conformance to these guidelines will help make the Web more accessible to all users.

Text size and site colours

The text size on this site is created in such a way that makes it resizable in any browser, should you find it too small to read. You also have the option to change fonts and colours through our site settings page.

Change site settings

Access Keys

Access keys are a navigation device enabling you to get around the main web site using your keyboard. They can be used to jump to different sections of content across the main site (not microsites).

More in depth information about access keys can be found at W3C Accessibility Guidelines.

Available Access Keys

S - skip to content
1 - Homepage
3 - Site map
4 - Search facility
7 - Contacting the Council
8 - Disclaimer
0 - Access key details (this page)

How to use Access Keys

Microsoft Windows - Press the 'Alt' key in combination with the access key to highlight a link on the page, then press 'Enter'

Internet Explorer - Hold down the 'Alt' key, press the Access key, release both keys then press 'Enter'

Firefox, Mozilla - Hold down the 'Alt' & 'Shift' key and press the Access key

Opera - Hold down the 'Shift' key and press 'Escape', release both keys, then press the Access key

Apple Mac, Firefox, Mozilla - Hold down the 'ctrl' key and press the Access key

Safari and Omniweb - Hold down the 'ctrl' key and the Access key