This website is run by Sowerby 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:
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
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 or easy read:
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 details on our contact page.
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).
Sowerby 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.
To our knowledge, and for all practical purpsoes, this website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
Some of our PDF documents are essential to providing our services.
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.
Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.
In the event that we publish live video in the future, we do not plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.
We continually assess the accessibility of our website using Internet standard tools and procedures and make the necessary adjaustments as they arise.
This statement was prepared on [date when it was first published]. It was last reviewed on [date when it was last reviewed].
This website was last tested on 15th October 2020.
We carried out our own testing using the tests developed by Microsoft on the website https://accessibilityinsights.io/
We used this facility to test all the public pages on our website.