Accessibility statement

Using this website

This website is run by Bracknell Forest Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.  For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • 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 made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

We know that some parts of our website aren’t fully accessible:

  • H44: Input field ‘carousel-reblog-content’ has no explicit label
  • G131: Input field ‘carousel-reblog-content’ has no explicit label

We are not using this functionality on this site so this should not cause an accessibility issue.

There are also flagged issues with parsing:

  • G134 – Validating Web pages
  • G192 – Fully conforming to specifications
  • H75 – Ensuring that Web pages are well-formed
  • H88 – Using HTML according to spec

These should not cause issues using the site.

What to do if you can’t access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format please email: digital.services@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 3 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website.

If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, please use our report form to let us know.

Report an accessibility issue.

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 complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Bracknell Forest 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.

  • H44: Input field ‘carousel-reblog-content’ has no explicit label
  • G131: Input field ‘carousel-reblog-content’ has no explicit label
  • G134 – Validating Web pages
  • G192 – Fully conforming to specifications
  • H75 – Ensuring that Web pages are well-formed
  • H88 – Using HTML according to spec

How we tested this website

This website was last tested on 11 September 2019. The test was carried out using automated software. We checked the homepage, and a sampling of content pages.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We review the accessibility of the site on an ongoing basis. We use this monitoring to identify and fix any new issues that arise.

This statement was prepared on 11 September 2019. It was last updated on 16 September 2019.