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Accessibility statement for Chapmanslade Parish Council

This accessibility statement applies to https://www.chapmansladepc.org.uk/

This website is run by Chapmanslade 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:

  • 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

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • some older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software

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:

  • email chapmansladepc@yahoo.co.uk
  • write to the Clerk at 68 B High Street, Chapmanslade, Westbury, Wilts. BA13 4AN

We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 10 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:

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).

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

Find out how to contact us.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Chapmanslade 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.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances  and exemptions listed below

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Model Policy Documents produced by a third party and adopted by the Council where formatting cannot be changed such as:  Freedom Of information – Model publication scheme- the table grid was produced by a third party as  model to use. NALC Model standing orders requires large sections of bold type. Code of Conduct – WALC/NALC model contains a table. Consultation documents produced by Wiltshire Council contain tables.

Documents produced by a third party where links have been provided e.g Wiltshire Council Election notices, Chapmanslade Parish Plan on Village website.

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.

Some of our PDFs and Word documents are official, signed documents that cannot be produced in an accessible format, e.g. our accounting statements, AGAR audit documents and documents provided for completion by Auditors.

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.

We will check all new documents to identify  and address accessibility issues on a regular basis.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 2nd June 2021. It was last reviewed on..

This website was last tested June 2021. The test was carried out by Aubergine 262 Ltd.

We scanned all website pages using the WebAIM WAVE checking tool.