Accessibility Statement

This website is run by Dallington Parish Council and we want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.  For example, that means you should be able to:

  • zoom 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)

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

The UserWay Accessibility Widget

You will see at the top right hand corner of every page on this website a handy accessibility widget (a blue rectangle with Accessibility in white).  This will give you instant access to the following:

  • keyboard navigation
  • high screen contrast
  • bigger text
  • the ability to pause any animations
  • the ability to make the cursor larger
  • the ability to read the page (audio)
  • it can highlight links
  • it can alter text spacing
  • it can arrange text to be dyslexia friendly
  • it has tool tips

We have 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 is this website?

We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible:

  • You cannot modify the line height or spacing of text.
  • Some older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software.
  • You cannot skip to the main content when using a screen reader.

What to do if you can’t access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDFs, large print or easy read  for example, please contact the parish clerk on

  • email – clerk@dallington.org.uk
  • phone – 01424 838414

We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 5 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website.  If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact the clerk on

  • email – clerk@dallington.org.uk
  • phone – 01424 838414

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).

Contact us

Clerk – Irene Marchant
Post – St. Giles, Woods Corner, Dallington, East Sussex TN21 9LA
Email – clerk@dallington.org.uk
Phone – 01424 838414

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

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

We cannot guarantee the accessibility of

    • Legally required forms from Rother District Council (Register of Interests), Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR)
    • Information from third parties, e.g. East Sussex County Council, Rother District Council, the Police, reports for the Parish Assemblies, Dallington Tree Warden etc.

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

How we tested this website

This website was first tested in August 2020 and regularly up to late September 2020 using Power Mapper’s software – SortSite.  Tests will be carried out regularly.