Accessibility Statement

General

Norton-juxta-Kempsey Parish Council is committed to ensuring its services are accessible for people with disabilities. 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% and change text spacing

Enable a large cursor and a reading guide

Stop animations and highlight links

Accessibility on our website

The accessibility menu can be enabled by clicking the accessibility menu icon that appears on the top right hand corner of the page. After triggering the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load in its entirety. The software allows the site to improve its compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1).

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Norton-juxta-Kempsey Parish Council has assessed the accessibility of its website by:

Self-Evaluation – and is largely conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our efforts to make all pages and content fully accessible, some content may not have yet been fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. As the technology allows and solutions do not cause a disproportionate burden, we will strive to be fully compliant.

Under Regulation 4 the following content is not required to comply with the website regulations:

Information published before 23rd September 2018

Third party content Audio, Video Heritage documents

Adobe reader may be required to view and print PDF documents that appear on this website. Please visit the Adobe Reader Accessibility Website which provides useful tools and resources.

Uploaded images may not have text alternatives.
The quality of “comments from users” cannot be guaranteed.

All documents can be provided in an alternative format or on alternative media, on request.

Feedback

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. Please let us know if you find any problems or think that we’re not meeting accessibility requirements by contacting:

Jane Greenway – Clerk to the Parish Council
Phone: 01905 763515
E-mail: NJKparishclerk@aol.com
Postal address: 18 Corunna Close, Norton, Worcestershire, WR5 2PW

We try to respond to feedback within 7 business days.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The Norton-juxta-Kempsey Parish Council website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

Mobile Phones, PC and Mac Computers, Tablet devices, All known Browsers & Screen Readers

Technical Specifications

Accessibility of Norton-juxta-Kempsey Parish Council website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

HTML, CSS & JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by and will be reviewed annually by Norton-juxta-Kempsey Parish Council.

Adopted February 2020