Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement2021-04-13T18:58:01+00:00

This website is run by Falkland Community Council (FCC). We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website, this means you should be able to:

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
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 have carried out a basic accessibility check to ensure that you are able to easily navigate and access the content on this website.

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

you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text
most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software
Feedback and contact information:

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


We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.

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, please contact us:

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

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

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to:

PDFs Documents

Some of our PDFs documents are essential to providing our services. For example, we have PDFs with Council Meeting minutes and agendas. We plan to either fix these or replace them with accessible HTML pages.

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.

Any new PDFs documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

How we tested this website
Tests were carried out by Falkland Community Council and on 25th January 2021

This statement was prepared on 25th January 2021. It was last reviewed on 25th January 2021.

To make text bigger, press two keys at the same time:

Ctrl and + keys in Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS

Microsoft Edge: select ‘Settings’ menu, then ‘Appearance’, then under ‘Zoom’ use the arrow to increase the text size

Microsoft Internet Explorer: select ‘Settings’ menu, then under ‘Zoom’ use the arrow to increase the text size

Firefox: select the ‘View’ menu, then ‘Zoom’ or ‘Zoom text only’

Safari: select the ‘View’ menu, then ‘Make text bigger’ or ‘Make text smaller’

Opera: select the ‘View’ menu, then ‘Zoom’

Chrome: select ‘Settings’ menu, then under ‘Appearance’ use the arrows next to ‘Page zoom’

⌘ and + keys in Mac OS