We are committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

This website endeavours to conform to level Double-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) (opens in new window) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.

These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user friendly for all people.

W3C standards

This site has been built to comply with W3C standards for HTML and CSS. The site currently displays and will continue to display correctly in browsers that implement these standards.


There is a link from the bottom of all pages (footer) giving access to a list of languages available for Google Translation. Mansfield District Council is not responsible for the content or accuracy of external websites. You may need to install language packs to view some of the languages correctly.

Further useful advice and guidance

Advice from the RNIB (opens in new window)

Equality and Human Rights Commission (opens in new window)

'My Web My Way' (opens in new window) - An easy-to-follow guide on how to change your computer's settings to make browsing the internet more accessible.