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Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement for Kentisbeare Parish Council 


This accessibility statement applies to ( 

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

  • Read the text more easily as we have made sure it is well contrasted.  

  • You can Access the main menu and sub menus via your keyboard. 


How accessible this website is 

Currently as of September 2020 the website is fully accessible, however we may add PDF files to convey information in a designed way, they may not meet the government guidelines, however, we will add web content versions, wherever possible, as an alternate way of looking at them.  

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: 

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 

Kentisbeare 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. 


Compliance status 

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.  


PDFs and other documents 

Some of our PDFs and Word documents are essential to providing our services. For example, we have PDFs with information on how users can access our services, and forms published as Word documents. Now that we are aware of making PDF’s and other documents more accessible, we plan to either fix these or replace them with accessible HTML pages. 

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.  


Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards. 


What we’re doing to improve accessibility 

We will improve the accessibility of our PDF files and other documents and work on producing them into web versions to make it more accessible.  

Preparation of this accessibility statement 

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

This website was last tested in September 2020. The test was carried out by Cosmic. 

We used this approach to deciding on a sample of pages to test. The reasoning behind why each page was chosen is that they were an example of each main display, for further details please see the report. 

You can read the full accessibility test report. 

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