Haxby Town Council is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually working to improve the user experience for everyone and to ensure the relevant accessibility standards are attained.
Haxby Town Council takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Haxby Town Council:
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.
Haxby Town Council is fully compliant with WCAG 2.1 level AA and partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AAA. 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 Haxby Town Council. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Haxby Town Council:
Contact us using our Contact form.
We aim to respond to feedback as soon as we can.
Haxby Town Council assessed the accessibility of Haxby Town Council by the following approaches:
The Haxby Town Council uses the following access keys, which follow Government guidelines:
Chrome/Firefox - hold down the 'Alt' key and press the assigned key on the keyboard
Internet Explorer - do the same but also press the 'enter' key to navigate to a page
Hold down the left-hand 'Control' key and press the assigned key on the keyboard