Our standard practice is to ensure that this website complies with all current programming standards and that we implement, where appropriate, the accessibility guidelines provided by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
Adjustable text size
You can choose to change the text size of this site to suit your requirements - You can use the icon in the header to do this or just follow the appropriate instructions below:
In Internet Explorer
From the 'View' menu, select 'Text Size' and then choose one of the five text sizes.
From the 'View' menu, select 'Text Size' and then choose to 'Increase' or 'Decrease' the text size.
From the 'View' menu, choose either 'Make Text Bigger' or 'Make Text Smaller'.
In all browsers
Hold down the 'CTRL' button and scroll the mouse-wheel up or down to adjust text size accordingly.
Every image throughout the site has been tagged with an ALT attribute. ALT allows alternative descriptions to be given for each image. This allows both screen readers and browsers, that don't display images, to represent a substitute description.
Where Flash technology has been used there is a non-Flash replacement to ensure that users without Flash are not hindered in viewing the site.
Most pages on this site are XHTML 1.0 Transitional and use Standards-Compliant Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for layout. The links at the bottom of the page allow you to test pages with the W3C online validator for XHTML and CSS.