Accessibility Statement

This website is managed by Melbury Osmond Parish Council.  We want as many people as possible to be able to use it and, to this end, we are committed to making this website accessible and fully compliant, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No.2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

We strive to ensure that our services are accessible to all in the parish, so we have made the website text as simple as possible to understand.  However, AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.


How Accessible is this website?

We continue our efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of this website and services in the belief that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless access. Despite our efforts to make all pages and content on this website fully accessible, some content may not be fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. i.e the website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guideline V2.1 AA This may be a result of us not having found or identified the most appropriate technological solution.

Here for You – Reporting problems with this website

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, contact:  

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, Word, large print, easy read again contact the clerk and we will consider your request and get back to you within 5 working days

Issues with PDFs and other documents

The accessibility regulations don’t require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they are not essential to providing our services.  For example, we do not plan to fix documents we are not legally obliged to provide. However, any new documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.


Testing this website

This website is tested regularly, at least once a month. Please let us know if you experience any problems via


 Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations.  If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint you may contact: the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).


Contact Us

Again to re-iterate if you wish to report an accessibility issue, have any questions or need assistance, please contact