Accessibility

Ditcheat Parish Council aim to make the website as accessible and useable to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability, by adhering to accessibility standards and guidelines.

This site is designed to meet the Web Accessibility Initiative’s (WAI) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Version 2, to a minimum level ‘AA’ standard.

Whilst we’ve tried to ensure this site is accessible, you may encounter some limitations. Although we always aim to communicate in clear and simple language but this isn’t always possible. Some content may by technical in nature and may require technical understanding. If you do find there are parts of the website that are inaccessible, please let us know by emailing clerk@ditcheatparishcouncil.org.uk

If you have any difficulty using our website or spot any problems, please send us your feedback. We’re happy to hear from you and your feedback will helps us make our site better. If you need some advice on what to write, please read this guide (opens in a new window) and send your feedback to clerk@ditcheatparishcouncil.org.uk

Changing colours, fonts and size

How to change the website to suit your needs.

The size of the text on our site can be resized using your browser controls, see the W3C text resizing instructions.

Using Internet Explorer 10 (PC)

Choose View > Text Size and select your preferred text size.

Using Internet Explorer for Mac

Choose Preferences > Web Browser > Language/Fonts select your preferred text size.

Using Mozilla Firefox

Choose View > Zoom and select Zoom In or Zoom Out to select your preferred text size. Alternatively you can press Ctrl and + or – until the text is at your preferred size.

Using Google Chrome

Choose the Customize and Control Google Chrome menu  then select Zoom + or – to select preferred text size. Alternatively you can press Ctrl and + or – until the text is at your preferred size.

Changing colours and fonts

You may like to change the colours and fonts on our website.  The BBC My Web, My Way (opens in a new window) have an easy to use guide detailing how to change these settings in your internet browser.

Documents used on the website

Information on the document formats used on the Ditcheat Parish Council website.

We try to ensure all documents meet accessibility standards, if you can not access a document please send the link to clerk@ditcheatparishcouncil.org.uk who will be able to assist.

Adobe Acrobat

This website provides large and complex documents using Adobe’s Portable Document Format or PDF file format. To view and print PDF files, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your PC.

Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free

Microsoft Word

This website also publishes documents in Microsoft Word format. To view and print Microsoft Word files, you must either have Word installed on your PC or you can download Microsoft Word Viewer software.

Download Microsoft Word Viewer

Microsoft Excel

This website also publishes documents in Microsoft Excel format. To view and print Microsoft Excel files, you must either have Excel installed on your PC or you can download Microsoft Excel Viewer software.

Download Microsoft Excel Viewer