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Accessibility Statement

This website is run by Kessingland 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:

  •     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. 

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text
  most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software
  live video streams do not have captions
  you cannot skip to the main content when using a screen reader

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 or braille:

  call: 01502 744367
    visit or write to: Kessingland Parish Council, Marram Green, Hall Road, Kessingland, NR33 7AH.

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

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact: Hannah Hocking Admin & Committee Clerk, Kessingland Parish Council at the locations above.

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


Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Kessingland 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-compliances listed below.

Non accessible content

Some images, tablesor PDFs do not have a text alternative, so people using a screen reader cannot access the information.

We’ve assessed the cost of fixing other issues. We believe that doing so now would be a disproportionate burden within the meaning of the accessibility regulations.

This statement was prepared on 20th June 2022. It was last updated on 20th June 2022.

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