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Accessibility statement for Bury Leisure website

This website is run by Bury Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 200% 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, for example, the latest versions of JAWS, VoiceOver, Narrator etc., some of which are free (such as NVDA)
  • view most of the website on mobile devices without you having to scroll from side to side

We've also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

Ability Net has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

Some parts of this website may not be fully accessible:

We will update the statement if any other accessibility issues are found and when we expect them to be fixed.

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, then please contact us.

We'll consider your request and get back to you in 5 working days.

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, contact us.

It would be helpful if you include the following:

  • the URL(s)(web address) of the page(s) that you are having difficulties with
  • the nature of your disability, if any
  • a description of the problem

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).

Contacting us by phone, email or visiting us in person

Please see contact us for details on how to get in touch online, by phone or visiting us in person.  Contact details can be found in the page footer.

Technical information about this website's accessibility

Bury Council is committed to making this 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.

Non accessible content

The content listed below is non accessible for the following reasons.

Non compliance with the accessibility regulations

The website logo and adjacent strapline both link to the same page, the strapline link is therefore redundant.

Content that is not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents

Occasionally, we may use PDFs on this web site. Any PDFs or other documents we publish will usually meet accessibility standards (there may be some exceptions to this for PDFs which are non-essential for accessing our services).

How we tested this website

We test sample pages at regular intervals using accessibility tools such as Wave - Web AIM web accessibility evaluation tool, Accessibility Insights etc.

We also test:

  • all new online forms
  • all new PDFs

This statement was prepared on 27 June 2023. It was last updated on 3 July 2023.