Accessibility statement for www.bridportandwestbay.co.uk
This website is run by Bridport Town 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)
- find information contained in difficult to navigate tables within a text block or other accessible format on the same page
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 may not be fully accessible to screen reader software
- online forms may be difficult to navigate using just a keyboard.
- you cannot skip to the main content when using a screen reader
What to do if you cannot access parts of this website
If you need information on this website in a different format such as accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
- call 01308 424901
We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 working 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 email@example.com giving the page title and the nature of the problem.
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
Bridport 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.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard due to the non-compliances listed below.
Non accessible content
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
PDFs and other documents
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.
We do not yet provide live video streams but if we do, we may not add captions because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.
How we tested this website
This website was last tested on 22 February 2021. The test was carried out by ourselves.
We used this approach to decide on a sample of pages to test with static content, links and pictures.
- our main website platform, available at www.bridportandwestbay.co.uk.
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
This statement was prepared on 22 February 2021. It was last updated on 22 February 2021.