Accessibility Statement for Westbury Parish Council

This accessibility statement applies to the Westbury Parish Council website

This website is run by Westbury Parish Council; we want as many people as possible to be able to use this website and we have also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is:

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

• you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text
• the graphics contrast needs to be improved
• most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software
• page structure: header, page and section titles are in need of updating (ongoing)
• some pages need to be redesigned (ongoing)

Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille: email or call 01280 423295

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 the parish clerk by email to:

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).

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person
Find out how to contact us:

Technical information about this website’s accessibility
Westbury 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 A standard and some elements of AA standard.

Disproportionate burden:

Navigation and accessing information
It’s not always possible to change the device orientation from horizontal to vertical without making it more difficult to view the content.
It’s not always possible for users to change text size without some of the content overlapping.

Interactive tools and transactions
Some of our interactive forms may be difficult to navigate using a keyboard.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations:
PDFs and other documents

Some of our PDFs and Word documents are essential to providing our services.

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.

Live video
We do not plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.

Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 2 September 2020.
This website was last tested on 2 September 2020. The test was carried out by Maddie Coxhill using WAVE ( and Site Improve (

Keep in touch
For the latest Westbury Village information, there are several ways to stay up to date:

Contact us
If you would like to contact us, please email or phone: