This page details the different accessibility features of our website. We understand that Council services and information must be offered on equal terms to all our community and have designed the site accordingly. We are committed to providing our online services to all sections of the community in adherence with Government guidelines.
Browsealoud is free-to-download software that allows websites to be speech-enabled. See our Browsealoud page for more details.
You can quickly change the font size on our site by using the A++ and A-- Keys at the top right of the homepage.
If you have difficulty reading the text on our web pages you can adjust your browser settings in order to make this easier for you. Some of the information here is taken from the Web Accessibility Initiative's website.
Browser options for changing font size
Most Web browsers include functionality to let you increase or decrease the text in a Web page. For example, to increase text size:
|Google Chrome||Menu button > Settings > Show Advanced Settings... > Web Content section|
|Internet Explorer||View > Text Size|
|Mozilla Firefox||Menu button or Tools > Options > Content tab > Fonts & Colours section|
Mobile browser options for changing font size
|Google Chrome - Android||Menu button > Settings > Accessibility|
|Mozilla Firefox - Android||Menu button > Display|
|Blackberry browser||Blackberry button > Options > Web Content|
These apply to the main navigation and top level section pages. Hold down the alt key and press:S – skip navigation
1 – home page
3 – site map
4 – search
6 – frequently asked questions (FAQ)
7 – complaints/contact us
8 – disclaimer
0 – accessibility
Z – A to Z of services
NB: You must then press enter to take you to each of these sections
Different browsers have slightly different settings when it comes to access keys. If you are unsure please look at the table below.
Alt on Windows, FreeBSD, and Linux
(Note: ⇧ Shift is required in some circumstances) Ctrl + ⌥ Opt on Mac
|Firefox PC||SHIFT + ALT (Windows) Ctrl + Opt (Mac)|
|Internet Explorer below v8||Hold down the ALT key, press the number of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER|
|Internet Explorer 8+||Alt|
Ctrl for Mac
Alt for Windows
|Safari 4 or higher||Ctrl+⌥ Opt on Mac Alt on Windows|
Language and Translation
Please click on the links below to have the website translated into another language.