Policies – Accessibility Statement


Accessibility Statement for Vowchurch and District Group Parish Council

Vowchurch & District Group Parish Council is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Vowchurch & District Group Parish Council is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Vowchurch GPC. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Vowchurch GPC:

We try to respond to feedback within 7 business days.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Vowchurch GPC is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • All modern browsers, operating systems and assistive technologies

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Vowchurch GPC relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of Vowchurch GPC, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for Vowchurch GPC:

  1. Scanned PDF Documents: These documents can be provided in an alternative format, on request. 
  2. Some older PDF’s may not comply: These documents can be provided in an alternative format, on request.
  3. Uploaded images may not have text alternatives.

Assessment approach

Vowchurch and District Group Parish Council assessed the accessibility of Vowchurch GPC by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

Vowchurch & District Group Parish Council


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