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Accessibility

Accessibility Statement for Little Marlow Parish Council website

This accessibility statement applies to the Little Marlow Parish Council website: www.littlemarlowparishcouncil.org.uk

This website is run by Little Marlow Parish Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website and are committed to ensuring digital accessibility for all people. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Technical Information About This Website Accessibility

Conformance status  The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA.

Little Marlow Parish Council is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology   The Little Marlow Parish Council website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Mobile Phones
  • PC and Mac Computers
  • All Tablet devices
  • All known Browsers
  • Screen Readers

Technical specifications   Accessibility of Little Marlow Parish Council website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used and we cannot guarantee that the site will work fully on older versions of assistive technology.


Non-Accessible Content


Limitations and alternatives   Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the Little Marlow Parish Council website, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • Uploaded images may not have text alternatives because we cannot ensure the quality of contributions.
  • Some older PDFs may not comply.
  • Some externally supplied, interactive PDFs may not be fully complaint. We have no control of these documents.

Disproportionate burden   At this present time, we have not identified any specific issues that would be of disproportionate burden.


Content not within the Scope of the accessibility regulations   The following is exempt from the Accessibility regulations

  • pre-recorded audio and video published before 23 September 2020
  • live audio and video
  • heritage collections like scanned manuscripts
  • PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 – unless needed to use a service.
  • maps – information maybe available in address format
  • third party content under someone else’s control
  • content on intranets or extranets published before 23 September 2019
  • archived websites if not needed for services and they are not updated

Assessment Approach  Little Marlow Parish Council assessed the accessibility of the website by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation

Feedback and contact information

We welcome feedback on the accessibility of the parish council website as we are always looking to improve the website.

Please let us know if you encounter any difficulties or if you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF or large print:

  • email:               clerk@littlemarlowparishcouncil.org.uk
  • call:                  01628 890301
  • contact:           Clerk to the Council, Little Marlow Parish Council, Community Offices,The Pavilion, Church Road, Little Marlow SL7

We’ll consider your request and get back to you within seven working days.

Due to coronavirus the office is not currently open.  However, you can call and leave a message or email The Clerk.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility  We undertake regular reviews of the website

Preparation of this accessibility statement   This statement was prepared on 23rd September 2020.

This website was last tested on 10th September 2020. The test was carried out by Councillor Kath Acres.

Please make contact with The Clerk to read the full accessibility test report.

Enforcement procedure– The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (websites and Mobile Applications) (No2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you are not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)