Accessibility

This website is intended to be accessible to as many people as possible. If you have any problems using any part of this site we’ll be very glad to help so please get in touch.

The BBC My Web My Way website provides excellent, practical accessibility help, enabling computer users to make the most of the internet whatever their ability or disability.

To find out how to magnify your screen, change fonts, enable screenreaders, and many other helpful tools please visit the BBC My Web My Way website

Another good resource for making your computer more accessible and easy to use is AbilityNet’s website. They have a range of tips and suggestions relating to accessibility issues.

Some further useful tips for anyone wishing to address an accessibility issue with any website provider can be found here.

Web Standards

This website has been designed in line with WCAG 1.0 guidelines, aiming to meet all level AA checkpoints, at a minimum.

A central aspect of the accessibility guidelines is compliance with World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) web standards. This site is written in valid HTML5 and CSS.

This standards-compliance makes it easier for assistive technologies, such as screen readers, to interpret the content of the site.