Accessibility statement for Bainton & Ashton Local Council website

This accessibility statement applies to www.baintonandashtonlocalcouncil.org.uk.

This website is run by Bainton & Ashton Local Council. It is our aim to make the website accessible to as many people as possible.

If required, 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

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

 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

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format such as accessible PDF, large print, easy read or an audio recording:

  • email ashton.clerk@live.co.uk
  • call 07889 669550

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 7 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:

The Bainton & Ashton Local Council Clerk

Jenny Rice

Tel:07889 669550
bainton.ashton.clerk@live.co.uk

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) opens in a new window.

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

Find out how to contact us

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Bainton & Ashton Local 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 compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 opens in as new window AA standard.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations:

PDFs and other documents

Some of our older PDFs may not be accessible using screen readers.

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.