This accessibility statement applies to the www.dorchester-on-thames.co.uk website.
This website is run by volunteers within the village for the Parish Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to access the key content within this website. For example, that means on those pages you should be able to:
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
Key content has had to be specified, as we are limited by third party providers, and volunteers time. This allows us to easily test and prioritise work. We are classing the key content as below (with example links we tested with):
This said, our goal is for ALL content on the site to work based on the criteria listed above. So hopefully even if the content you are accessing isn’t listed, it should still be usable.
We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, you can contact us via:
We’ll consider your request and get back to you within a few days where possible.
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 us using the above contact details
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).
The Dorchester-on-thames 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 partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons
PDFs and other documents
Some of our PDFs and Word documents are essential to providing our services. For example the Parish Council minutes and agendas. 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 the old agenda/minutes documents.
We will try to make all future documents added to the website accessible.
We also plan to go through and update some of the older documents (such as the walking routes)
3rd Party Integrations
Some tools on the site may not be accessible, but we sadly do not have control over these, such as:
Our accessibility roadmap shows how and when we plan to improve accessibility on this website
This statement was prepared on 26th August 2020. It was last reviewed on 26th August 2020.
This website was last tested on 26th August 2020. The test was carried out by our volunteers using the ‘Accessibility Insights’ tool.
Tests were based on the previously mentioned ‘Key Content’.
This statement was written using the template from the gov.uk site