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This accessibility statement applies to the Youth Zone website.

This website is run by Burgess Hill Town Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.


For example, that means you should be able to:

· 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 also 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.

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

· you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text

· you cannot skip to the main content when using a screen reader

· some of the links within pages are not flagged as links when using a screen reader


Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

Email: [email protected]

Call: 01444 247726

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 10 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: [email protected], [email protected] or call 01444 247726.


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


Burgess Hill Town Council is committed to making the Youth Zone website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.


Compliance status


This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below:


Navigation


Skip to content – when using a keyboard to navigate, there is not a skip to content feature at present. This fails the criteria WCAG 2 1. We are investigating whether this is an option with the website builder used to host this site.


Indicator colour – when using a keyboard to navigate, on some pages the links are not changing colour. This fails the criteria WCAG 2 2.1 We are investigating how to resolve this.


Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 22 September 2020. It was last reviewed on 22 September 2020.


This website was last tested on 18 September 2020. The test was carried out by Burgess Hill Town Council.


We used this approach to deciding on a sample of pages to test. We considered the different type of pages that make up the site and tested a selection of all aspects.


You can read the full accessibility test report on request, please email [email protected]k.