Accessibility Statement
Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton Parish Council

Using this website

This website is run by Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton 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:

  • 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
    (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

Under Review 1st July 2020

We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible:

  • you can’t skip to the main content when using a screen reader

What to do if you can’t 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

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 3 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, contact:

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing 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

Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton 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.

Under review 1st July 2020:

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

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

Issues with technology

Under Review 1st July 2020:

No ‘skip to main content’ option on any pages.

Issues with PDFs and other documents

Many of our older PDFs and Word documents don’t meet accessibility standards –
for example, they may not be marked up so they’re accessible to a screen reader.

The accessibility regulations don’t 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.

How we tested this website

This website was last tested on 1st July 2020.
The test was carried out by Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton Parish Council.
Technical changes have been undertaken by our website supplier: ParishCouncilWebsites.co.uk

We tested:

  • our main website platform, available at https://www.biltoninainstywithbickerton-pc.gov.uk

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

Our aim is to complete our audit and implementation by mid September 2020

This statement was prepared on 1st July 2020.
It was last updated on 12th July 2020.