For Ellingham, Harbridge & Ibsley Parish Council

This website is run by Ellingham, Harbridge & Ibsley 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 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  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 is this website?

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

  • You cannot skip to the main content when using a screen reader
  • some PDF documents aren’t fully accessible to screen reader software e.g. Annual Governance and Return (AGAR)
  • you can’t modify the line height or spacing of text
  • you can’t skip to the main content when using a screen reader
  • there’s a limit to how far you can magnify the map on our ‘contact us’ page

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, please use the details below to make a request:

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days.

Please note that the Clerk only works part time, usually Monday-Thursdays, between 1.00pm and 4.30pm.  Messages and emails left outside of these times will be dealt with as soon as possible when the Clerk returns.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

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

Email: clerk@ehiparishcouncil.org.uk

Call the Clerk, Mrs J Ramsay on 07840 146506

Post: PO Box 9575, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 9JQ

Please note that the Clerk only works part time, usually Monday-Thursdays, between 1.00pm and 4.30pm.  Messages and emails left outside of these times will be dealt with as soon as possible when the Clerk returns.

Visiting us in person is not available as we do not have an office base. We are unable to provide a text relay service for people who are deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment. The Parish Council does not have audio induction loops.

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 are not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Services (EASS).

Technical Information about this website’s accessibility

Ellingham, Harbridge & Ibsley 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.

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

Non-accessible content

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

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

When we publish new content, we’ll make sure our use of images meets accessibility standards.

Disproportionate Burden

Not applicable.

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

Not applicable.

How we tested this website

This website was tested both manually and automatically prior to the writing of this statement. The tests were carried out by TLC Online, our website providers.

This statement was prepared March 2021. This statement is also available as a PDF