Site Accessibility

Our website currently conforms to Level Triple-A Conformance of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 including all Priority 1, Priority 2, and Priority 3 checkpoints defined in the Guidelines. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 explain how to make Web content accessible to people with disabilities. Conformance to these Guidelines will help make the Web more accessible to users with disabilities and will benefit all users.

Our website is built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML and Cascading Style Sheets. We design the site with usability and accessibility in mind.

If you have any suggestions for how we can increase the accessibility of this site please Contact Usicon_external.

Text Size

The BBC website has some great tips on how to alter the text size in a variety of web browsers, such as Internet Explorer:

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We use icons to distinguish the different types of links on our site:
icon_mailtodenotes an email link
icon_pdfdenotes a PDF (Portable Document Format)
icon_externaldenotes a link to an external website or page, which will open in a new window/tab depending on your browser
icon_docdenotes a word document
icon_xlsdenotes an excel spreadsheet
icon_popupdenotes a pop up window or dialogue box