Your browser includes a number of ways to change the way our web pages are displayed. Here’s how to change settings using Internet Explorer.
On the browser Tools menu select Internet Options
On the browser menu select View
Other options such as removing animation are available:
There are options to change the way pages are displayed on other browsers. Please refer to your browser’s help or information section for details. If in doubt please contact us for help.
We have used images throughout this website to add interest and provide variety. These images have been kept as small as possible and should load quickly. In some cases you are able to click through to a larger version of an image from a thumbnail example.
Each image is accompanied by an Alternative Text or “ALT” tag which provides a description of an image or a function. ALT tags are accessed by placing your mouse over the image.
Although we have aimed to make our core website as accessible as possible to the widest number of people we have also provided additional text only and printer friendly options.
Some of the pages on this website have been created in Adobe Acrobat PDF (Portable Format Document) format. To view these documents you will need to download Acrobat Reader. You can get this from Adobe’s website
PDF files cannot easily be read by access technology. Adobe have a website which provides tools to help make PDF files more accessible to the visually disabled. These tools convert Adobe PDF documents into HTML or ASCII text which can then be read by a number of common screen reading programs that synthesize text as audible speech. The address for this site is http://access.adobe.com
Some documents on this website are provided in Microsoft Word (or DOC) format. If you do not have a word processor that can read these documents, you can download and install Word Viewer from the Microsoft website.
Some of the pages on this website have been created in Microsoft Excel format. If you do not have a spreadsheet programme that can open these documents, you can download the Excel Viewer
In order to play audio files you may need to download and install one of the programs below. Windows Media Player is usually installed on new PCs and iTunes is usually on Apple Macintoshes by default. The programs are free of charge by and can be downloaded from the links below.