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Temporary closure of swimming pool at Ferry Leisure Centre

Temporary closure of swimming pools at Ferry Leisure Centre

Oxford City Council announced the four week closure from Saturday 31 July for enable the removal of asbestos debris found in the plant room that heats the swimming pools at the centre.
All the places to go swimming outdoors and indoors in Oxfordshire

Where to go swimming outdoors and indoors in Oxfordshire

As temperatures continue to soar across the country, take your pick from the lidos and indoor public swimming pools in Oxfordshire - because there’s nothing quite like taking a dip in the pool to cool down.
Summer holiday activities and food support available to Oxfordshire children

Summer holiday activities and food programme for children expanded

The £400k investment by Oxfordshire County Council will fund wellbeing initiatives for five to 16 year olds, such as swimming lessons, bike riding, dental care and hygiene.
Countdown begins for the re-opening of Woodstock Pool

Countdown begins for the re-opening of Woodstock Pool

The pool has been closed since 2019 due to COVID-19 but is now being cleaned and restored for the first swimmers to take the plunge on 22 July.
This year’s family-friendly FitFest Oxford set to go ahead

This year’s family-friendly FitFest Oxford set to go ahead

Despite delays to ‘Freedom Day’, organisers are going ahead with this year’s event, for fitness and wellbeing fans and instructors, based at Oxford City F.C., albeit on a smaller scale.
Abbey Meadow outdoor pool ready to reopen in July

Abbey Meadow outdoor pool ready to reopen in July

Vale of White Horse District Council has been working hard with its leisure contractor GLL to get the pool open and allow local residents and visitors to enjoy the popular riverside pool this summer.
Anglo-American musical group called SQUARE HALO releases album to raise awareness of Lyme disease.

Anglo-American musical group releases album to raise awareness of Lyme disease

Anglo-American musical group SQUARE HALO has released an album ‘The Lyme Years’ to raise awareness of Lyme disease.
Lockdown restrictions in Oxfordshire - what's changing from 17 May

Lockdown restrictions in Oxfordshire – what’s changing from 17 May

17 May and here's just about everyting you need to know about what’s changed as lockdown restrictions are eased in Oxfordshire.
Oxford’s public leisure centres reopen to the public

Oxford’s public leisure centres reopen to the public

Oxford's public leisure centres reopened to customers on 12 April when government restrictions on outdoor sport and leisure facilities were lifted
Leisure centres in Oxford getting ready to reopen on 12 April

Leisure centres in Oxford getting ready to reopen on 12 April

Public leisure centres in Oxford are getting ready to welcome back customers from 12 April, when lockdown restrictions on leisure centres are expected to be lifted.