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Oxford City Council calls for residents’ views on website changes


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Oxford City Council has refreshed its website and is inviting Oxford residents to provide feedback.

It said the site, which has been built on the Jadu Digital Platform, has been focused on a mobile-first approach and incorporated best practices from GOV.UK and other local authorities.

The council said that in an initial survey of 116 people on its residents’ panel 92% said the layout was straightforward, 88% said information in the site is presented clearly and helpfully, and 92% said the text size, colour, contrast and navigation are accessible and easy to use.

It now looking for feedback from a wider section of the public through a banner placed throughout the website and plans to make further improvements over the coming months.

Working for everyone

Cllr Nigel Chapman, cabinet member for citizen focused services, said: “The main way Oxford residents interact with Oxford City Council is via our website, so we want to make sure it works for everyone and on any device.

“I hope residents will see that we have made significant improvements to the website over recent months. We’re now inviting them to have their say, so we can make further improvements over the coming months.”

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