We hope you'll find this website easy to use.
The City of Edinburgh Council is committed to providing its online services to all sections of the public. Our website is being designed to follow the accessibility guidelines issued by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB).
The Equalities Act has recently (largely) replaced the Disability Discrimination Act as it relates to web services. The basic framework of the Act is the protection against direct and indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation in services and public functions; premises; work; education; associations, and transport
We are committed to making our website as accessible as possible. We aim to meet the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 in all parts of the website. Please use the 'comment on this page' facility available at the foot of every page to tell us if you have an issue with accessing the website.
We have made every effort to ensure this web site is easily readable using 'plain english'. We carried out research with our local customers and all our publishers attended training to present content designed for easy use.
In addition, we have ensured that the design of this web site is not an obstacle to its usability and readability.
The text size for this site can be changed using your browser.
- Internet Explorer: Select the "View" menu, then "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"
Changing the website appearance
You can change the appearance of the website to suit your needs. Colours and fonts can be altered and these will be saved for your future visits.
If you have problems, or would like to make any suggestions to improve the site from an accessibility point of view, please get in touch with us through firstname.lastname@example.org