Another reason to ditch pdfs

So, we may be a little obsessed about reducing the number of pdfs on our website.  Lizzi has already explained the main reasons why pdfs are not the best way to present content. I found another! In the process of converting policy pdfs into webpages, I actually treated the content with the proper respect.  I … Continue reading Another reason to ditch pdfs


Easy read

A year ago, we launched our easy read landing page with 5 pages ranging from ‘bins and recycling’ to ‘marriages and civil partnerships’. At that time, a new easy read button was in development.  This is now live and linked at the top of relevant pages. Relevant pages now have an easy read button at … Continue reading Easy read

Easy read content now available

What is easy read? Easy read is simplified information for adults with learning disabilities. This includes a huge range of different needs and abilities. GOV.UK encourages local authorities to provide easy read information, particularly for key stages and decisions in someone’s life. The information should be distilled to just the key elements. We have 12 … Continue reading Easy read content now available

My way or the highway; creating new content for roads

My first experience of creating structure and content for the new website was for the roads section. We had two workshops about this section. One was with Highway Network Management (which has several teams within it) and the other was with Highway Asset Management. For customers, these teams do one overall thing: look after roads. … Continue reading My way or the highway; creating new content for roads