Using this website

This website is managed by Oswestry Rural Parish Council.  We want as many people as possible to be able to use it and, to this end, we are committed to making this website accessible and fully compliant, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No.2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

We strive to ensure that our services are accessible to everyone.  We have invested a significant amount of resources to help ensure that our website is easy to use and more accessible for people with disabilities, because we have a strong belief that every person has the right to live with dignity, equality, comfort and independence.

Technical information about this websiet

We’ve made the website text as simple as possible to understand.  However, AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

Accessibility on this website

We have made available a Free Website Accessibility Widget that is powered by a dedicated accessibility server. This software allows us to improve compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1 AA standard).

Enabling the Accessibility Menu

Our website accessibility menu can be enabled by clicking the accessibility menu icon.

This appears in the centre at the top of each page. After triggering the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load in its entirety.

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille please let us know.  We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as we can.

Disclaimer

We continue our efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of this website and services in the belief that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless accessible and unhindered use including those with disabilities.

Despite our efforts to make all pages and content on this website fully accessible, some content may not be fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. This may be a result of us not having found or identified the most appropriate technological solution.

Here for You

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website.  If you are experiencing difficulty with any content or require assistance with any part of our site, please contact us and we will be happy to assist.

Issues with PDFs and other documents

Some of our PDFs are essential to providing our services.  The accessibility regulations don’t require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they are not essential to providing our services.  For example, we don’t plan to fix documents we are not legally obliged to provide. However, any new documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

Testing this website

This website is tested regularly, at least once a month. Please let us know if you experience any problems via this page.

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 (the ‘accessibility regulations’).  If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint you may contact: the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Contact Us

If you wish to report an accessibility issue, have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Clerk: clerk@oswestryrural-pc.gov.uk

Guidance

Further information about website accessibility is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sample-accessibility-statement/sample-accessibility-statement-for-a-fictional-public-sector-website