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We have taken a number of steps to ensure our website is easy to usefor all its users. Listed below are a number of these accessibilityfeatures and how to make best use of them.

Text Size

This site is designed in such a way as to allow users to change text size depending on their preference.

For Internet Explorer:
View > Text Size > Smallest/Small/Medium/Larger/Largest

For Mozilla, Firefox, Netscape 6+:
View > Text Size > Increase or Decrease

Access Keys

For users that have difficulty navigating a website with a mouse, theuse of access keys for keyboard navigation can be useful. The followingaccess keys can be used on the website:

  • 1 - Home page
  • 9 - Sitemap
  • 0 - Accessibility statement
  • S - Skip to content

To use these access keys in Internet Explorer 5+:
Hold down the ALT key, press the number of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER

To use these access keys in Chrome, Mozilla and Firefox (up to 1.5) and Netscape 7+: 
Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key

To use these access keys in Firefox 2+:
Hold down the ALT and SHIFT keys and press the number of the access key

To use these access keys in Opera:
Hold down the SHIFT key and press Escape, release both keys, then press the number of the accesskey

To use these access keys in Safari:
Hold down the CTRL key and press the number of the access key

Downloadable Documents

Get Adobe Acrobat ReaderThe site may make use of PDF files for downloadable documents. In order to view these files you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Use of Adobe Flash multimedia content

The website may make use of the free Adobe Flash player for video and other interactive content. This can be download at  http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer.

Standards Compliance

Every effort has been made to ensure that this website is coded tothe highest standard. This means using XHTML for markup and CSS forpresentation and ensuring code validates wherever possible. There maybe the odd slip, but we do try and keep a tight ship round here, so ifyou spot anything let us know. The site also adheres to the generalspirit of "web standards" by using semantic markup.


All images on the site should have corresponding ALT text provided so that they can be understood by non-visual readers.


Many links have title attributes which describe the link in greaterdetail, unless the text of the link already fully describes the target.

Whenever possible, links are written to make sense out of context.

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