Accessibility statement for greaterbrighton.com
This website is run by the Greater Brighton board. 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 tried to make the website text as simple as possible to understand, within the constraints of the subject matter.
- 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:
- Some text on image backgrounds may not offer suitable contrast ratio when checked.
- Some cards eg on the latest news page, are wrapped in anchor tags, whilst not an accessibility fail, this can be frustrating for screen reader users. These will be reviewed and enhanced after launch.
FEEDBACK AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please contact us and we will do our best to assist:
- write to us at
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 us.
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).
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
- The ‘Our Region ‘ map on the homepage features text on an image.
It is our intention to address this within a month after the sites’s launch.
PREPARATION OF THIS ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT
This statement was prepared on the 15th July 2022. It was last reviewed on that date.
This website was last tested on 15th July 2022. The test was carried out by Huxley Digital Ltd.
Our sample of pages to test was based on ensuring content of each type was tested, including the most popular landing pages.