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We've recently created a brand new website and are committed to providing information that is accessible to all our users. The content on our website has many different purposes and audiences, so making sure our website is accessible is an ongoing process.

We're hoping that you can find the information you need easily. If you can’t please let us know by contacting us:

Tel: 01623 450 000
Fax: 01623 457 585

To dial from outside the UK, please first dial the local country's international access code, followed by 44, followed by the Ashfield number dropping the first zero. e.g. for Kirkby-in-Ashfield dial 44 1623 450 000

As this website will be the start of an ever-evolving resource, over the next few months we'll be adding new accessibility features to ensure that our pages begin to exceed expectations.


Typetalk is the national telephone relay service for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, speech impaired or deafblind. It allows people with a text phone to connect with people who are using a telephone.

You can contact us through Typetalk on the following number:

18001 01623 450 000

 Google Translate

 We've also ensured that you can read this website in one of many languages. At the top of any page you'll see the Translate(Google Translate drop-down menu(. Click on this, and then choose your desired language and the web page you're on will be translated for you.

'My Web My Way'

In the meantime, the BBC's page on accessibility, entitled 'My Web My Way' explains the other options available to you on how to change your computer's settings so that navigating the site is as easy as possible.

Useful links:

  • 'My Web My Way' - An easy-to-follow guide on how to change your computer's settings to make browsing the internet more accessible
  • RNIB - The Royal National Institute of Blind People, the leading charity for people with sight-loss
  • Government Digital Service - a Cabinet Office page on user testing accessibility by the Accessibility Lead behind GOV.UK
  • Action on Hearing Loss - the new name for The Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), a charitable organisation for people with hearing loss