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Finding Information

There are four ways that you can find information on the web site:

  1. Search - Use this to type in your own word(s) and carry out a search for them on the website. Click on "Search" to reach this function.
  2. A-Z index - 100s of services listed in alphabetical order for you to search and access directly from the index. Click on the relevant letter at the top of every page to reach this function.
  3. Service Areas - On the homepage there is a directory showing 12 themed areas which enables you to access information using the menu structure.
  4. Links within information - The information on the web site has underlined words which are direct links to related information. You can choose whether you want to see this more detailed information or not. If you do, just click on the words.

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Follow the blue underlined hyperlinks around the site to find the information you desire.

You may encounter search forms on this site. Although they may appear complicated, they are in fact extremely easy to use. Simply select options from the pulldown lists and select checkboxes to filter search results to your requirements. Finally hit "Search!" and your results will be displayed.

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Some pages contain useful information which you will, no doubt, wish to print. Most pages will have a print icon in the top right hand side of the page, this will optimise the information on that page for printing. Follow the instructions on the pop up box and you will successfully print the desired page.

Alternatively if you want a print copy of the page as you see it on screen just click on the page you wish to print and then click "Print" from your browsers "File" menu. Follow the instructions on the pop up box and you will successfully print the desired page.

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