Accessibility Statement

Accessibility statement for Gotham Parish Council

This website is run by Steve Butler (website editor) and Gotham Parish Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

We know that some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • Where a PDF document contains an image that conveys information, the image may not be able to be read by a screen reader.

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

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

  • email
  • call the Clerk, Judy Raven, on 0115 983 0863
  • write to the Clerk, Judy Raven, The Old Rectory, 33, Leake Road, Gotham, Notts, NG11 0HW

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 5 working 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 website editor Steve Butler by emailing

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

Gotham 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.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

How we tested this website

This website was last tested on 29 March 2020. The test was carried out by Steve Butler (webmaster) on behalf of Gotham Parish Council.

Steve sampled the website home page and also every page listed on the site menus. This included opening and sampling at least two PDF documents on every page where applicable.

Steve used the website accessibility checklist available at and you can read the full document by clicking on the link below:

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We will avoid, where possible, uploading PDF documents that use images to convey information, instead text will be used to convey information.

Steve Butler (website editor) regularly checks availability of plugins and updates that can improve accessibility for all users.

This statement was prepared on 29 March 2020. It was last updated on 30 March 2020.