Accessibility Statement

This website is run by Chirton and Conock 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’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand and there is access to a site map at the bottom of the page.

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 can’t modify the line height or spacing of text 

• some PDF documents aren’t fully accessible to screen readersoftware

• you can’t skip to the main content when using a screen reader 


Reporting accessibility problems with this website


We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you need information on this website in a different format (accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille) or find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, please contact the Parish Clerk:



We’ll consider your request and reply within 7 days.


Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you’re not happy with how we respond to your query or complaint, you can contact the  Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)


Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Chirton and Conock 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. It will continue to monitor the situation with regard to these requirements.


This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.



How we tested this website 

This website was accessibility updated in June 2020 and last tested on 19th June 2020 and was rated at 86%. The test was carried out inhouse by Chirton & Conock Parish Council. 

Pages were  sampled from each of the main headings on the home page.

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