Accessibility statement for Newton Parish Council

This website is run by Newton 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:
•    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)

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
•    we can’t guarantee the full accessibility of our PDF documents or Word documents to screen reader software.

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:
•    email newtonpc2@gmail.com
•    call 01787 375085.

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 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 Dave Crimmin via email newtonpc2@gmail.com or phone 01787 375085.

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

Newton 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.  This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

How we tested this website

This website was last tested on 22nd July 2020. Newton Parish Council undertook its own testing. The test was performed using the Wave Accessibility software.
We tested our main website platform, available at www.newton.onesuffolk.net

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We are constantly looking at our website accessibility alongside our website developers 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.

This statement was prepared on 22nd July 2020.  It was last updated on 22nd July 2020.