Our Website Accessibility Statement


Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 (WCAG) are the required standard for Local Government websites from 23rd September 2020

As an independent unincorporated organisation F.T.W.is not obliged to meet the WCAG but considers it good practice as far as possible to conform to them.

This website is run by Felixstowe Travel Watch.  We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.  For example, that means you should be able to -

Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard

Navigate most of the website using speech recognition software

Listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver.

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


AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability


How accessible is this website ?  We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible -

You cannot modify the line height or spacing of text

We cannot guarantee the full accessibility of PDF or Word document to screen reader software

We have embedded Alternative Text behind each image to convey the purpose of the image or message we wish to convey through that image, except for images used purely for decorative purposes or images that appear in carousels on the Home page and Line Improvement Works Photos page.


What to do if you cannot access parts of this website?  If you need information on this website in a different format like accessibility PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or Braille -

Email richolland1@btinternet.com or call 01394 278061

We will consider your request and get back to you in 31 days


Website testing.  This website was last tested on 28th August 2020, carried out by ourselves to check Spellings and Grammar, embedded Alternative Text behind images, use of Text to describe where any Links will take you, Text size and use of Colour contrasts.


Reporting accessibility problems with this website.  We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website.  If you find any problems or think we are not meeting accessibility requirements, contact richolland1@btinternet.com to help you.

This statement was first published on 29th August 2020