Accessibility statement

This accessibility statement applies to

This website is run by Amber Valley Borough Council in partnership with Groundwork Five Counties. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, this means you should be able to:

  • change colours and contrast levels
  • zoom in without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software

We've also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

How accessible is this website

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible.

  • we have third-party tools installed on our website which may conflict with our accessibility standards, we are in contact with these providers to hopefully work through a solution.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, audio recording or braille, please contact Hannah Middleton-White on 01773 841534 or email

We'll consider your request and get back to you within 5 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We're always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we are not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact Hannah Middleton-White on 01773 841534 or email

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website's accessibility

Amber Valley Borough Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Website and Mobile Applications) (No.2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the reasons listed below.

Interactive third party tools

We offer an interactive cookies bar which is provided for by an external supplier. Unfortunately you may not be able to access all the content and functionality by using your keyboard on the pop up. However all content is available to view on our cookies page.

What we're doing to improve accessibility

We carry out a monthly scan of our website to improve accessibility. The scan flags any errors with new content added. We aim to fix these within a few days of the scan being carried out.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 14 July 2023. It was last reviewed on 14 July 2023. 

This website was last tested on 14 July 2023. The test was carried out by Amber Valley Borough Council. We carried out a scan of the entire website.

Need further help or information?

Contact the Hannah Middleton-White directly on 01773 841534 or email