Website accessibility

We want the Byker website to be easy to use for everyone.

When we designed the site, we made every effort to take our community’s diverse needs into consideration.

Accessibility standards

Our site has been designed to meet the WC3 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. These guidelines offer three levels of priority, and we ensure that all of our pages are accessible to A and AA guidelines. Where possible we also try to achieve AAA guidelines.

Alternative formats

If you require information in an alternative format, please contact us here.

Website translation

Translations of this site are provided with the help of Google Translate. To use this, simply click “Select Language” on the Google Translate drop down above and select your preferred language. The site will automatically be translated into your chosen language.

Please note that because Google Translate is a third-party application, we have no control over any inaccuracies arising from this translation.

Hints and tips on making the web easier to use

If you need help with seeing the screen, language and reading or using your keyboard and mouse, please visit the BBC’s My Web My Way where you will find step by step instructions on how to do this. The Abilitynet website also provides lots of useful tools to help you make your computer easier to use.

For more information contact us here.