The LFB website has been built with the intention of making the content accessible to the widest range of visitors, regardless of disability or impairment. This has been achieved by adhering to best practices, such as compliance with W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) standards. This accessibility statement records the main steps that we have taken to accommodate the needs of disabled people.
If you are experiencing any problems with our site or would like to suggest accessibility improvements – we would like to know - please use the feedback form.
This website is speech enabled with Browsealoud. Browsealoud reads web pages aloud for people who find it difficult to read online.
Reading large amounts of text on screen can be difficult for those with literacy and visual impairments. The tool is also useful for site users who do not have English as their first language.
To use browsealoud on your computer download a free plug-in from the Browsealoud website.
The pages on this website were built in 2008 to comply with a minimum standard of WCAG AA (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines), complying with all priority one and two guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
The pages on this site were tested using Bobby software, and comply with the guidelines on which Bobby is based. Where test results from Bobby have indicated either a warning or a failure to comply with standards these issues have been addressed, and decisions made individually.
This site uses only relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified “text size” option in visual browsers.
You should be aware that although the LFB website has been built to accommodate changed font sizes, that is not the case with all websites.
Some visually impaired web users may need to take further steps to make websites visible.
Significant images used on this site have a text equivalent or ALT-text (alternative text descriptions).
This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout. If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable. We have also provided a high visibility version of our website
Documents marked are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF). To read them you will need a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader. This is freely available to download from Adobe.
Adobe Flash Player is a free plug-in which allows you to watch animation and games on the internet. To enjoy the animations or games on this site, you will need Adobe Flash Player version 9 or higher, and a fast internet connection. Please check with a parent or guardian before entering any personal information and get their permission before downloading this plug-in. Download Adobe Flash Player
This website has been written in plain / jargon free English to ensure users can understand the pages and get what they want from the site.
Many links have title attributes, which describe the link in greater detail. Links are written to make sense out of context.