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Every website owner has a duty to ensure that web content on their site is as accessible as possible to everyone, including those who use assistive technologies to browse the web.

We have built this website to meet high standards of accessibility:

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  • not using tables for layout which should be beneficial to those who use screen readers
  • The RNIB has helpful information about web accessibility issues.

 

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  • Moderation rules will be reviewed in light of experience

 

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Latest News

Good news - the Education Support Fund

Readers may remember some weeks ago, Jim Lowe was asking for volunteers to become representatives on a small committee intended to award funds upon application to local applicants, solely for educational purposes. Things have moved on and Jim has asked me to publish the following:

"The first meeting of the committee took place on Monday August 5th. The meeting elected Jim Lowe as Chair and Pat Blosse as Treasurer/ Applications Co-ordinator. The terms of reference and the time line for applications and grant awards were agreed.

The new committee’s work will be funded by a grant from the Parish Council and individual or group donations. Our thanks go to the following members of the community who have also agreed to serve on the committee:- Betty Banks, Lorna Hicks, Amber Heywood, Robin Davies and Anita Rayer.

The next meeting of the committee will be held on Tuesday 1st October." JWL.

Potential applicants watch this space.

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Post Office Van - final update

Readers will be pleased to know that the advertised service, to be found under Local Services/Post Office Van, has now been resumed EXCEPT:

Tuesday 13th August - 1350-1430 only

Bank Holiday Monday (26th August) - there will be no service.

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Better Broadband Voucher Scheme

Connecting Devon and Somerset are now offering Better Broadband scheme vouchers

The Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) broadband programme has today announced that it is now offering vouchers through the national BDUK Better Broadband Scheme.

To read this article in full, click here

To link to approved supplier list, click here

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