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Accessibility

Charnwood Borough Council takes accessibility very seriously. This site has been designed with a commitment to comply with best practice in accessibility for visitors with disabilities.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

This website has been has been designed to comply with the WAI Guidelines (WCAG 2.0 AA) as specified by the the World Wide Web Consortium. Meeting this standard indicates that this website is accessible to users with disabilities and those who use assistive technologies.

Reading this website in other languages

Non-English speakers can make use of Google Translate to read the site in different languages. To use Google Translate, select a language from the drop-down in the 'Languages' section at the bottom of any page.

Adobe Acrobat® Portable Document Format (PDF)

Many of our links point to forms and publications in Adobe Acrobat® PDF. You can get tools and information to increase the accessibility of PDF documents from the Adobe website.

Web Standards Compliance

This website is delivered using XHTML and CSS, two powerful standards set by the World Wide Web Consortium. XHTML is the next step in the evolution of the Internet. By developing using XHTML and CSS, a site can combine the power and versatility ofXML technology, while still remaining confident in their content's backward and future compatibility, platform support and accessibility.

This site has been checked for compliance against the World Wide Web Consortium standards of valid XHTML and CSS usage.

Last updated: Tue 8th March, 2011 @ 12:29

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