Accessibility Statement

This website is run by Horsmonden 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 a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver) 

We have 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 are not fully accessible:
  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text
  • some PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software
  • you can not skip to the main content when using a screen reader
  • there is a limit to how far you can magnify the map on our ‘contact us’ page 

What to do if you cannot 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 for example, please use the details on our contact us page. We will consider your request and get back to you in 15 working days.


Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are 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.
 

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 Service (EASS).

Contact Us

Clerk, Lucy Noakes
Post: The Parish Office, Horsmonden Village Hall, Back Lane, Horsmonden, Kent, TN12 8LH​
Email: clerk@horsmonden-pc.gov.uk
Call: 01892 724989 / 07484 904765


Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Horsmonden 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 currently partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non- compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

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

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

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 Vision ICT Ltd.

This statement was prepared June 2020.