Help using christchurch.gov.uk (accessibility)
We are committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website.
Our site does not use access keys.
Compatibility with tools
Christchurch.gov.uk is designed to be compatible with recent versions of the following screen readers:
The site is also designed to be compatible with:
- basic operating system screen magnifiers, such as ZoomText magnifier
- speech recognition software, such as Dragon Naturally Speaking
- operating system speech packages
AbilityNet provides guidance about how to:
We believe that the majority of our web pages of this site meet Double-A of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for disabled people.
This accessibility statement applies only to our main website www.christchurch.gov.uk. It does not apply to sub-domains of christchurch.gov.uk or other websites that are linked from our pages.
Parts of our site that are not fully accessible - exceptions
Whilst we try to meet the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website. The following parts of the site are not level Double-A compliant.
On our website
Some of our own web applications need improving and we are working through these. Some are old software that we cannot easily change.
- form system https://my.poole.gov.uk/
From external websites
Some parts of this site link to or use content provided by other websites and these are not always as accessible as our site. Examples of these are:
- videos from YouTube
- tweets and the Twitter panels from Twitter
- maps from Google