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This website validates as XHTML 1.1, and uses CSS for all layout and design purposes. All pages on this site were designed to meet WAI accessibility Level A or Priority 1 guidelines, and where possible all guidelines at Level AA or Priority 2 and Level AAA or Priority 3.

Site mark-up is clean and structured to support those using browsers that cannot display images and visual styles.

Navigation assistance
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Resizing text
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Cross browser support
The web is a fast paced dynamic medium with web browsers and standards updated on a regular basis. We have worked hard to ensure this site conforms to the latest standards and works with as many web browsers and platforms as possible. At launch we tested the output of the site in the following: Mozilla Firefox (version 2.0.0.4 on PC and Mac) Microsoft Internet Explorer (versions 6.2, 7.0 on PC) Netscape Navigator (version 7.2 on PC) Opera (version 7.54 on PC)

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LtoR The BEN Sue Buchanan (past president) Andrew Lawrence (new president)  Stephen McGowan (vice-president) and Paul Waterson (patron)
The BEN appoints Andrew Lawrence as new president

Andrew Lawrence has been elected as the new president of the Scottish Licensed Trade Benevolent Society at the charity’s AGM

 

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