The North Kesteven District Council Equality Scheme sets out the corporate equality objectives and standards.
Great care has been taken in the construction of this site to ensure a high level of accessibility that meets The World Wide Web Consortium’s WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) standards.
Tools on our site allow you to:
- use a high contrast version
- listen to the site being read
- translate the site into different languages
If you do have problems, or would like to make any suggestions to improve the site from an accessibility point of view, please get in touch with us Customer_services@n-kesteven.gov.uk
The site has a number of helpful features such as skip to and through navigation. This is useful to any visitor using screen reading technology.
The text on our website is scalable so that you should be able to adjust the size using the “View” menu on your browser and amending the setting for “text size”.
The site is also designed to be easily printable - providing a simple, text based output onto paper.
For further information about how to make web browsing easier please visit the BBC website. They explain in more detail the many ways you can change your browser, computer, keyboard and mouse settings to make the web more accessible for you.
Note: We follow the Government access key system. Information on how to use each of the keyboard shortcuts is available by following this link.
Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the website is accessible there are some areas of the site where it is not currently possible for it to be completely accessible to all users e.g. Geographic Information System (GIS Maps) and some video and audio and improvements will continue to be sought in these areas.