This website is run by Barnsley 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.
     

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

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

Contact dmc@barnsley.gov.uk  if you need information on this website in a different format, like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille. 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, email us at dmc@barnsley.gov.uk.
 

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 or visiting us in person


We provide a text relay service for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment.

Find out how to contact us.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility


Barnsley Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
 

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
 

Your device settings
 

Depending on the device that you may use to look at the website, you can also use the in-built tools they have to improve and personalise your access to the website.
 

  • Windows - Windows has an accessibility tool set. It's in the start menu under All programs / Accessories / Ease of Access.

  • Mac - The Mac's toolset is called Accessibility and it's in System Preferences.

  • IPhone and Android - Go to Settings /General / Accessibility.

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