This site has been designed to be as usable as possible for Screen Readers, keyboard-only use and text-only browsers. Details of the accessibility features provided on the site are given below.

Skip Navigation

Each page on the site has a link which allows you to jump directly to the content on the page and ignore any navigation links. Users of a standard browser with images switched on will not see this link.

Browser Settings

You can easily use your own preferences for browsing.

You can change the font size of all the text by changing the web browser settings in 'View' - 'Text Size'.

You can also use your own style sheet to change the colours and styles used.

For further details please select the appropriate link for the browser you are using:

File Downloads

Most of the files which are available to download from the site are provided in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. To view these files you will need to have the Acrobat Reader software.You can download Adobe Reader from Adobe's website.

Adobe's website also provides information on Accessibility features and how you can convert a PDF document to HTML

We recognise that not all of the website is fully accessible such as the interactive map some PDFs which are continually being improved for accessibility.

Screen Reading Software

Screen readers such as JAWS can be used to aid those with visual or literacy impairments, allowing users to browse the website without having to read large amounts of text.

Sign Language Users 

Sign Language users can use the service provided by contactSCOTLAND-BSL, the online British Sign Language interpreting service, to contact the Council. Further information is available from contactSCOTLAND.


Further Information

If you have any questions or are having problems using the site please email the details to

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