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
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)
also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
accessible this website is:
We know some content uploaded to this website is not
• most older PDF documents are not fully accessible
to screen reader software.
• not all pages have clearly defined
headings and labels.
• some older images do not have captions or a text
alternative, so the information on them isn’t available to people 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 like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:
the Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone 01904 738751
- Write to us at: Stephanie
Warden. Clerk to the council, Bradley House, Bradley Lane, Rufforth, York, YO23 3QJ
We’ll consider your
request and get back to you in 10 working days.
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,
- Email the Clerk at email@example.com
- Telephone 01904 738751
to us at: Stephanie Warden. Clerk to the council, Bradley House, Bradley Lane, Rufforth, York, YO23 3QJ
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
you would like to contact the Parish Council, please use one of the methods above.
We do not have
a public office to visit but can arrange for the Clerk or a Councillor to visit you if you have difficulties accessing the
monthly council meetings.
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
with Knapton 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.
The content listed below is non accessible for the following reasons:
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
will do all we can to identify content that is non-compliant and where possible provide an alternative format upon request.
we publish new content, we will make sure our use of images meets accessibility standards and our website is regularly reviewed
to ensure all the pages are compliant. If you find a page that you are having difficulty accessing its content, please contact
us at the above details and we will assist you in gaining access to the content where possible.
We have not identified any areas that
we believe constitute a disproportionate burden.
Content that’s not
within the scope of the accessibility regulations
Many of our older PDFs and Word documents do not meet accessibility standards –
for example, they may not be structured so they’re accessible to a screen reader. This does not meet WCAG 2.1 success
criterion 4.1.2 (name, role value).
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 meeting agendas or minutes for meetings which were published prior to 23 September 2018.
new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.
we tested this website
This website was last tested in September 2020. Tests were
carried out by Rufforth with Knapton Parish Council.
We tested a sample of pages:
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
plan to improve accessibility on this website by addressing non-compliance issues (where possible) by January 2021. Thereafter
- Provide staff & council volunteers training to ensure that all new content added meets accessibility
- We will also run quarterly reports to identify and address accessibility issues.
statement was prepared on 05 September 2020. It was last updated on 05 September 2020.