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Dunnington Parish Council

Accessibility Statement for Dunnington Parish Council Website

This accessibility statement applies to the Dunnington Parish Council website at

This website is run by Dunnington 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:

  • zoom in up to at least 200% without text becoming unreadable
  • navigate the website using only a keyboard or alternative input device, such as a switch or joystick
  • read/navigate the website using a screen reader
  • navigate the website using speech recognition software

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:

  • Most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format, please contact the Parish Clerk

We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.

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, please contact the Parish Clerk – contact details above.

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

Dunnington 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.

Compliance status

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

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

Older PDFs and other documents

Some of our PDFs and Word documents are essential to providing our services. For example, we have PDFs with information on how users can access our services, and forms published as Word documents. By September 2020, we plan to either fix these or replace them with accessible HTML pages.

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 older Meeting Minutes and Agendas or Accounts documents.

We cannot guarantee the accessibility of third-party documents linked from this website although we will strive to acquire accessible versions where possible.

Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.


Interactive and static maps are exempt from the accessibility regulations.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 4 September 2020. It was last reviewed on 21 September 2020.

This website was last tested on 31 August 2020. The test was carried out by David Swallow of Dunnington Parish Council, who is a professional accessibility consultant.

We tested a sample of pages across the site which are representative of all the types of content we have on the site. The page sample included:

  • Home page
  • Main pages and sub-pages
  • News pages
  • Galleries
  • Search
  • Contact form
  • Word/PDF documents