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We've also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
How accessible this website is
We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible:
What to do if you can’t access parts of this website
If you need any information on this website in a different format, you can:
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Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We're always looking to improve the accessibility of this website, so if you have identified any accessibility issues or if you think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements:
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
Wigan 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, due to the non-compliances listed below.
Non accessible content
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons:
The PDF is not be structured in a way that makes it accessible to a screen reader. This doesn’t meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.2.
However, the www.firewithin.org.uk website content is an accessible and condensed version of the Manifesto PDF.
You can access a plain text version of the Fire Within Cultural Manifesto.
How we test this website
We do a combination of automated and manual testing.
We welcome feedback from all our users, just complete our website feedback form.
This statement was prepared on 17 October 2019. It was last updated on 17 October 2019.