Use of text on the site

This site can be navigated without images as most navigation elements are in plain text. We have also provided text alternatives to graphics on the site.

You can increase the size of text on the screen by holding down CTRL and pressing + or - or rolling the mouse wheel.

Using the site without a mouse

This site can be used without a mouse. There are shortcut keys that will take you to commonly used pages such as the home page and the search page.

To use these shortcut keys:

  • in Internet Explorer or Chrome, hold down the ALT key and then one of the keys in the table below
  • in Firefox, you must also hold down SHIFT
  • in Opera, press SHIFT-ESC, release those keys, and then press your chosen shortcut key
  • in some browsers, you may have to press ENTER to confirm your choice.
Key Function
0 A reference list of accessibility keys (this page)
1 Home page
2 Sitemap
3 Go to the search box at the top of your current page
4 Services A - Z
5 Meetings
6 Public Input
7 News
9 Contact us
- Meet the Mayor & Councillors
[ Bypass the navigation and go to the main content of your current page

Note: These shortcut keys may not work on every keyboard.