Accessibility Statement

Accessibility statement for The Thursford Village Website


The website has been set up for people living in and around Thursford, for visitors and for anyone who is just interested, this site is aimed at providing a snapshot of life in a delightful North Norfolk village.
Inside there's local news, views, up and coming dates and events, a bit of history and hopefully lots of useful information.
It is also the web home for the Parish Council and contains agenda, minutes and other papers from their meetings.

How accessible this website is
We know some parts of this website are not yet fully accessible:

Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read or audio recording:

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 14 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact: the Parish Clerk – Kerry Harris, details above.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS). 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Thursford Parish Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is not compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard. The non-compliances and exemptions are listed below.

Disproportionate burden

It would be a disproportionate burden on the Parish Council to pay a 3rd party company to undertake an accessibility check. as this would use a significant proportion of the annual council budget, particularly taking into account the unreliable internet signal in this rural community.
This situation will be kept under regular review.

Navigation and accessing information

Navigation on the website should now flow for all users.

Interactive tools and transactions

There are currently no interactive tools of forms used on the site.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents
The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services. For example, we do not plan to fix Parish Council minutes produced before 23rd September 2018.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

Work was undertaken during October 2020 to improve accessibility to the site to bring it in line with regulations inforce at the time.
This statement was prepared on 27th October 2020. It was last reviewed on 27th October 2020.
This website was last tested on 27th October 2020. The test was carried out by representatives of the Parish Council

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If you have an event or news you would like to see on the Thursford Village Website send us an email.