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Accessibility

We have designed this site to be as accessible as possible for all users. You may wish to alter the way the website looks to help you access information. Step-by-step instructions are below.

If you have any difficulties in accessing any of the content on the site, please find link here to the downloadable PDF for alternative access.

Standards

We aim to achieve all level A and AA W3C Web Content Accessibility guideline 1.0 items, unless they are not applicable or there are technical limitations restricting them.

If you have any difficulties in accessing any of the content on the site, please find a link here to the downloadable PDF for alternative access.

You can also request a hard copy of this report by mail.

Changing the text sizes

You may want to change the text size in this website so the fonts display at a larger size.

To change the font using the browser menu, follow these instructions:

In Internet Explorer, select Text Size from the View menu item. Then choose the preferred size. In Netscape Navigator, select Text Zoom from the View menu item. Then choose the preferred size. The text of the site will change to reflect your choice.

Navigating this website

This site has been designed for ease of use. The main navigation includes all the main sections of the website and runs across the top of each page. Clicking on any of these items will take you to a specific section of the website, where the navigation is displayed down the left. Choosing a section will also reveal any further content pages within a section. This style of navigation is consistent throughout the site.

Images and alt tags

All images used on the site include 'Alt' tags descriptive text alternatives. This allows users to see what the image is meant to convey even if it doesn't load, or if images have been switched off or if using a screen reader to read the web page rather than view.