Oxford

Oxford successfully combines its role as a first-class academic and cultural centre, a tourist haven and a modern industrial city. Accommodation is difficult to find in the heart of the city, but the surrounding area has more to offer. The typical accommodation is detached, two-storey housing with w...

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Oxford to celebrate Olympic flame

Oxford is to celebrate the arrival of the Olympic flame in the city on 9-10 July. It will pass through Blackbird Leys, Cowley Road and St Clement’s areas in the east, south and centre of the...
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The Olympic flame in Oxford

The Olympic flame will pass through Oxford on 9 July evening on its way to the Olympic Stadium in London for the opening of the Games on 27 July. Oxford, the birthplace of the famous English athlet...
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Free sports scheme rolled out for Oxford children

Oxford city council has made after-school sports activities available free to all children in the city aged eight to 18 years under its StreetSports programme. StreetSports will now offer a range...
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Oxford Peers sports centre to close.

The Peers Sports Centre in Oxford
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Oxford ice rink cuts prices for summer.

From 16 July to 4 September the Oxford ice rink on Oxpens Road is offering 25 per cent off admission prices for the 10.00-12.00 sessions as part of efforts to save it from closure. Deemed too expensi...
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Cutteslowe pool closed due to water shortage.

The popular open-air paddling pool at Cutteslowe Park has been shut down until September as a result of the hosepipe and sprinkler ban imposed on 3 April and attempts by Oxford city council to save wa...
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Swimming pool set to open.

A new pool on Wayneflete Road in Barton, east Oxford, is to be officially opened to the public on 13 April. 2.8 million has been spent on the 25-metre swimming pool, which features Safeguard underwate...
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Oxford to celebrate Olympic flame

Oxford is to celebrate the arrival of the Olympic flame in the city on 9-10 July. It will pass through Blackbird Leys, Cowley Road and St Clement’s areas in the east, south and centre of the...