This website has been built to conform to the latest web accessibility standards.
If you have difficulty accessing any of our web pages or the content contained within them, please let use know by filling in our web feedback form or contact us and we will do our best to meet your needs or provide this information in a more accessible way.
Browsealoud - Speech enabled pages
Speech enabling our website is another way to use our content for those who find it hard to read. This includes those with dyslexia or learning difficulties, those for whom English is not their first language or anyone with a mild visual impairment. it is not designed to replace other screen readers. Find out how to install and use the Browsealoud service
Access keys provide a shortcut to key links on a page.
The Access keys can be used by holding down Alt and the letter or number (on windows based computers) to select the link, then hit enter to access that page. On Apple Macintosh hold down the Cmd button and the letter or number and then hit the enter key.
1 = Home
2 = Council News
3 = Site Map
4 = Search
6 = Help
7 = Complaints,Compliments and Comments
8 = Terms/Disclaimer
9 = Website Feedback
0 = Access key details / Accessibility
Browser and Operating System options.
Internet Explorer users running on Windows can use the following accessibility options.
You can resize the text in Internet Explorer. From the top menu bar:
- Click on View on the menu toolbar (or press Alt and V)
- Click on Text Size (or press Alt and X)
- Choose from one of the five options.
The text size can sometimes be increased more by disabling the text size in Internet Explorer. From the top menu bar:
- Select Tools
- Select Internet Options
- Click on the Accessibility button at the bottom of the panel
- Make sure the 'Ignore font sizes on web pages' option is ticked.
- Press OK
- Press OK
To change the text size in Firefox and Netscape users can press:
- control and + to increase the text size
- control and - to decrease the text size
- control and 0 (zero) to return to normal text size.
Opera users can change the text size by pressing:
- Shift and + to increase the text size and
- Shift and - to decrease the text size.
Do you need help in making the web easier to use?
My Web My Way - Accessibility help for you
Visit the BBC website pages My Web My Way where you can find information on ways you can change your browser, computer, keyboard and mouse settings to make the web more accessible to you.