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Accessibility

The team behind the City of Lincoln Council website hopes that whoever needs to use it can do so easily.

We have made every effort to ensure this web site is easily readable using 'plain english'. In addition, the design of this website is not an obstacle to its usability and readability.
 

Deaf or hard of hearing

If you are deaf or have profound hearing difficulties you can use the next generation text service to access our services
 

Supported browsers and how to increase text size

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and above (not on Mac)

  • Using your mouse:
    View > Text Size You can also use Tools > Internet Options > Accessibility
  • Using your keyboard:
    Control key and + or – to increase or decrease text size

Safari 4 and above (on Mac, limited support on the iPad)

  • Using your mouse:
    Safari > Preferences > Advanced then select minimum font size to display
  • Using your keyboard:
    Command key and + or – to increase or decrease text size

Firefox 3.6 and above (on PC, limited support on the Mac)

  • Using your mouse:
    View > Zoom > Zoom in or Zoom out
  • Using your keyboard:
    Control key and + or – to increase or decrease text size

Google Chrome v 11 and above

  • Using your mouse:
    Customise and control Google Chrome > Zoom
  • Using your keyboard:
    Control key and + or – to increase or decrease text size
     

Site compatibility and screen readers

The site should be compatible with basic operating system screen magnifiers; speech recognition software, and operating system speech packages.

The site should be compatible with recent versions of the following screen readers:

  • Jaws
  • ZoomText
  • NVDA
  • VoiceOver
  • Window Eyes
  • Supernova screen readers
  • MAGic
     

Useful accessibility tips

 


Feedback

We will continue to review, reiterate and improve the page content on our website to provide the best possible level of customer service. However, if you have any feedback regarding the website, it would really help if you could  provide your comments.

Website feedback form > 

Thank you,
City of Lincoln Council Web Team