Website Accessibility Statement

We want everyone who visits our website to be able to access the full range of services available, regardless of their skill or technology.

The current version of this website was launched in 2015, some individual elements of it may not have been updated since then.

How accessible the site is

We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible. We have an action plan and are working to put this right.

What to do if you have problems or queries

If you have any accessibility problems or feedback, please email us at

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Satley Parish Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Under the Equality Act 2010 we must ensure we do not unlawfully discriminate in our service delivery and make reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities where necessary. We are constantly working to improve the accessibility and usability of our site.

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

Non compliance with the accessibility regulations

    • page titles: some pages have no title

    • page language: this is not declared

    • documents: some Word documents are not fully accessible by screen readers

    • links: some do not have underlining making it hard for colour-blind users to see them

    • lists: some <li> elements are not used semantically

    • contrast: some elements do not have sufficient contrast between foreground and background colours

Accessibility Roadmap

As stated in the non-compliance section, the known issues are listed below:

    • HTML – the underlying code used to create this website.

    • CSS – used to describe how HTML elements are displayed on this website.

    • Content – this could include web page content or associated PDFs on this website.

A program of work is now underway to address these issues and involves working with third party functionality providers. We aim to resolve the above items by September 2021.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

  • PDFs/documents (pre September 2018):

    • pre-recorded audio and video published before 23 September 2020

    • live audio and video

    • interactive maps unless they provide core information

    • content that’s under someone else’s control that we haven’t paid for or developed how we test the site

How we test the site

The website is tested for accessibility whenever it undergoes a major modification.

Most page content is checked every time it is updated.