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Access Keys

Quick access to the main navigation links are provided via the keyboard using keys based on the UK Government Access Keys recommendations.

Hold the 'Alt' key (Windows PC) or 'Ctrl' key (Apple Mac). Select the key from the list below. Press 'Enter' if using a Windows PC (an Apple Mac takes you straight there)

Standards Compliance

All pages are minimum Bobby AA approved, as many AAA checkpoints as possible are also met, complying with all priority 2 guidelines of the W3 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

All pages validate as HTML 5 with the exception of the Facebook Like button widget.

All pages on this site use structured semantic markup for the content and cascading style sheets (CSS) for presentation. The site is usable without CSS enabled.


Wherever possible, links are written to make sense out of context. Many browsers (such as JAWS, Home Page Reader, Lynx, and Opera) can extract the list of links on a page and allow the user to browse the list, separately from the page.

There are no "javascript:" pseudo-links. All links can be followed in any browser, even if scripting is turned off.


All content images used include descriptive ALT attributes, and TITLE attributes where relevant.

Live text is used rather than graphics wherever possible to reduce page download time and to increase your control over text size.

Visual Design

This site uses CSS for visual layout.

All font sizes are relative and can be fully changed in your browser.

Internet Explorer and Firefox have a text resizing feature ("View" menu, "Text Size"), as does Safari ("View" menu, "Make Text Bigger/Smaller"), as most browsers do - consult browser help for others.

If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable.


The latest tweet is pulled from Twitter using javascript, you can also view tweets by following the twitter link in the footer of the site.


Flash is required to view embedded YouTube video content. Flash player can be downloaded free of charge.