This accessibility statement applies to all pages of littlebealings.onesuffolk.net

This website is run by Little Bealings 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:

  • 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

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:

  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text
  • most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software for example they may not have descriptive headings thus preventing people from scanning for headings; they may have embedded chart images which do not have descriptive text
  • we cannot guarantee the full accessibility of our PDF documents to screen reader software
  • some PDF documents received from third parties may not be accessible

Feedback and Contact Information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print or audio recording.

Email: Parish Clerk

or Call: 01473 610088 

or Write to the Parish Clerk, Little Bealings Parish Council,The Hollies, Holly Lane, Little Bealings, Woodbridge,IP13 6PW

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 21 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, please be prepared to provide a simple description of the problem and provide your own contact details in any of the following ways:

Email: the Webmaster

or Call the Parish Clerk on 01473 610088

or Write to the Parish Clerk, Little Bealings Parish Council, The Hollies, Holly Lane, Little Bealings, Woodbridge, IP13 6PW

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).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Little Bealings 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

Our website is partially compliant with the WCAG 2.1 AA standard.

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

Non-accessible content

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

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents:

Some of our PDFs are essential to fulfilling our obligations as a local council. For example, we receive scanned PDFs for publishing which relate to Accounting and Governance. Scanned PDF documents do not comply with the Accessibility Regulations but we are able to provide them in an alternative format or on alternative media, on request.

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. For example, we do not plan to fix any documents published before 23 September 2018.

Any new PDFs or Microsoft Word or Excel documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We are constantly looking at our website accessibility alongside our website developers OneSuffolk and where we can improve on it we will. We follow a specific set of guidelines to ensure all our content meets the WCAG 2.1 Standard.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 31 July 2020. It was last reviewed on 31 August 2020.

This website was last tested on 31 August 2020. The main structure of the website is developed by a third party known as OneSuffolk who tested the compliance of the website. Our own Webmaster tested the content of pages and documents.

The tests were carried out using Wave software. The tool was used iteratively as amendments were applied in order to confirm compliance. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC was used to assess the compliance of PDF documents and JAWS, Windows 10 Narrator and Microsoft Edge Narrator were used to test the readability of the website. .

You can read the full accessibility test report 

 

Disclaimer

We publish information provided by local organizations on our website. We also link to other local websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these sites, nor the way in which information about their users is treated. In particular, unless expressly stated, we are not agents for these groups or websites nor are we authorized to make representations on their behalf.