Accessibility Statement for Okehampton Town Council website
This accessibility statement applies to the Okehampton Town Council website at https://www.okehampton.gov.uk
This website is run by Okehampton Town Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.
We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
How accessible this website is
We know some parts of this website may not be fully accessible:
• some PDF documents may not be fully accessible to screen reader software
This site is available in three versions which duplicate all textual information:
• large screen/desktop site, includes graphics and photos. Some pages may require horizontal scrolling at high zoom.
• small screen/mobile site, formatted to display on small screens in portrait or landscape format
• text only site, no graphics, photos or text formatting. Text font, size and background contrast may be adjusted by means of user browser controls
Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format please contact the Town Clerk
• by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
• by phone: 01837 53179
• by post: Okehampton Town Council. Town Hall, Fore Street, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1AA
We will consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We seek to maintain and improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact the Town Clerk – contact details above.
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
Okehampton Town 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 and exemptions listed below:
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
Some PDF documents, especially those containing graphics and images, may not be fully accessible to screen readers
The Weekly Diary on the Facilities for Hire page is provided by a third party and is not fully accessible.
PDFs and other documents
of our PDFs documents are essential to providing our services. For
example, we have PDFs with information on how users can access our
The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.
Any new PDFs we publish will meet
accessibility standards where possible, except where these are supplied by other
organisations over which we have no control.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 4 August 2020. It was last reviewed on 29th January 2023. This website was last tested on 28th January 2023. The test was carried out by WesternWeb Ltd.
All pages on the public facing web site, excluding PDF documents, were tested using the WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool and manual inspection. All pages passed.