Accessibility Help

'Recite Me' lets you customise our website to work in a way that helps you use it best. We've made sure it’s very simple to use so don’t worry, you don’t have to download or install anything and there are no compatibility issues.

So whether you have dyslexia, a visual impairment or English isn't your first language, 'Recite Me' has the tools to help.

To access 'Recite Me', all you need to do is click on the pink ‘ACCESSIBILITY HELP?’ button at the bottom right of the page.  You can watch our video below and we've also explained the different tools available in 'Recite Me', it's so easy - give it a go.

Accessibility Help

Access the information you need in a way that suits you


Rewind to the previous paragraph of text


Click the Play button to read the text aloud


Skip forward to next paragraph of text

Decrease font size

Decrease the text size

Select font

Change the font

Increase font size

Increase the text size

Colour theme

Change the background, text and link colours

Enable/Disable ruler

Enable the Reading Ruler

Text dimensions

Change the text dimensions

Enable/Disable dictionary


Change language

Translate the text into a different language

Enable/Disable text mode

Remove images and view in plain text mode

Download audio Mp3

Highlight the text then click to download text as an MP3

Enable/Disable magnifying glass

Magnify what is on the screen


Adjust your Recite settings

User log in/log out

User log in/out





Important notice

Hosepipe ban set to come in from August

Lack of rain and increased demand for water means that our reservoirs are now lower than we’d like for this time of year. That’s why a hosepipe ban will be introduced across the North West on 5th August.

Hosepipe ban set to come in from 5th August

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