Accessibility statement

We are committed to making information available on our website regardless of web browsers used or physical characteristics of users.

Our philosophy is to build a single site that is accessible to as many people as possible. We designed-in accessibility from the beginning.

Low graphics, use of style sheets for formatting, and text navigation alternatives should allow both sight-impaired users, and users of hand-held internet devices to access our information easily.

The website is designed to follow the accessibility guidelines issued by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

We aim to meet the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 in all parts of the website and use tools to constantly monitor the website for accessibility issues.

Readability

We have made every effort to ensure this web site is easily readable using 'plain english'. All our publishers attend training to present content in an easy to read format.

Text size

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"

Change the colours and fonts

You can change the colours and fonts to suit your needs. Changes can be saved for your future visits.

Contact us  

If you have comments, or would like to suggest improvements to the website, please get in touch at webcomments@midlothian.gov.uk, or use the 'is there anything wrong with this page' form, available at the bottom of each content page.