This website has been designed with accessibility in mind, ensuring that all text, imagery and media is easy to read and use of colour does not interfere with the presentation of content.

Our commitment and approach to maintaining an accessible website; We are committed to:

  • Maintaining an accessible website.
  • Ensuring that this website achieved “Level AA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, to comply with the national Disability Authority’s Code of Practice on Accessibility of Public Services and Information Provided by Public Bodies.
  • Ensuring that all new information on the website will achieve “Level AA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.
  • Including accessibility when we procure 3rd-party systems or upgrades to existing systems. Alternative Text All images on this site are accompanied by a brief alternative text which where appropriate identifies an image or its function. This alternative text (alt-text) is generally only visible when the browser’s automatic image loading feature is turned off. Links All text links are written so that they make sense when read out of context. PDF’s Most Adobe Acrobat Portable PDF files on this site are tagged to allow basic accessibility. For more information about PDF accessibility see the Adobe website accessibility section. For more help with Acrobat files generally and a link to download Acrobat Reader see the sites help page. Text Size The text on this website has been styled using a non-fixed value in a style sheet. This means that users can easily change the text size using their browser settings. We welcome feedback on the accessibility of this website. • Email us at • Phone us on [phone number]
  • Neighbourhood News Online does not have any specific accessibility features built into it however it is compatible with third party non-visual access to technology systems such as NVDA (Non Visual Desktop Access) that can be downloaded to your desktop computer. Systems such as these provide a free screen reader. Visit for more information.

We may implement specific accessibility features such as Browsealoud or other supportive systems that make websites more accessible for specific disabilities.

More Help

For more information and help about changing your browser settings please visit the BBC’s My Web My Way pages.

If you any accessibility issues or problems, please contact the online team at