We hope you find this website easy to use. We are committed to making it as accessible as possible and welcome any comments you may have.
This website is HTML5 and CSS3 compliant and aims to meet Level AAA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.
This website is designed and tested to work on the two most recent versions of all major desktop web browsers.
We try to avoid using access keys on our site as these can override screen readers shortcuts.
This website is built with Bootstrap, a popular open source framework that uses responsive design to change the page layout for different screen sizes.
We make every effort to ensure this website is easy to read by using plain English. All website editors attend training to ensure we write with clarity and brevity, avoiding technical language where possible.
Changing the text size or colours
While we've created this site to be usable 'as is', some people are likely to benefit further by customising their computer to suit their individual needs, for example to increase the size of its fonts, get the site spoken to them.
Almost all modern browsers let you change the way web pages are displayed. If you need to change the text size or colour, or the colour of the background, the BBC have a very good 'How to guides' for making the web easier to use.
All content images used in this site include descriptive ALT attributes. Those in purely decorative graphics or used for layout include null ALT attributes. An ALT attribute is the text you see when images are turned off in your browser.
Translating this website
You can translate most pages of this website by selecting the language dropdown which is at the footer of every page. This service is provided by Google translate.
Stroud District Council is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this service.