Accessibility Statement for Brighstone Parish Council Website

This website is run by Brighstone Parish Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use our website.

How Accessible

Our website includes accessibility tools to resize text, change to greyscale, alter contrast, underline all links and select a readable font. The website is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA.

Known Issues (non compliance)

The search box has insufficient colour contrast and a missing label

Navigation using speech recognition has not been tested

Navigation using keyboard only has not been fully tested

How Website Was Tested

We have carried out a self-assessment making use of the evaluation tool ‘Insights for Web’

We have checked that information is provided as text and not just an image containing text.

Images have been given text alternatives that state what they show.

Hyperlinks have been altered to make sense out of context and be more useful with screen readers.

Work In Progress

This statement was first drafted on 18th August 2020 and was last updated 13th September 2020

Further work is being done on keyboard navigation and speech recognition.

How to request alternatives to inaccessible content

If you have difficulty accessing the information you require please contact contact@brighstoneparish.org and we will try to provide the information in a more suitable way.

How to Report Accessibility Problems

We would welcome feedback on your experience of using the site and how it could be improved. Please email contact@brighstoneparish.org

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).

 

 

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