Category Archives: Aristotle Lane Rec

Yet another try for a skate board area

A third attempt to build a skate board park in North Oxford has apparently been all but beaten off. Two have already been repelled from Aristotle Lane Recreation Ground, between Kingston Road and Waterside. This one was actually planned for … Continue reading

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Westgate War to continue

The Battle of Bonn Square has given way to the War of Westgate, as protesters promise to keep fighting the development to the end. As one who has long predicted a civil uprising in Oxford, I am on their side. … Continue reading

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Emptying some bins in Oxford

I was much impressed to see an Oxford City Council van full of bin bags on Sunday morning outside the Anchor in Hayfield Road, particularly as I had just walked past two overflowing bins in Aristotle Lane rec. I watched … Continue reading

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Aristotle Lane Rec saved from council officer

I gather that Oxford’s North Area Committee took little time to see off a council officer’s plan to dump a tarmac skate area on Aristotle Lane Recreation Ground. See the full thread of articles about it here. The councillors were … Continue reading

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Another go at wrecking the Rec

Following the fiasco of the skate area which was erected and as quickly closed down at Aristotle Lane Recreation Ground (see Wrecking the Rec), Oxford City Council conducted a further survey as to what local people wanted for the Rec. … Continue reading

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Wrecking the Rec

Aristotle Lane Recreation Ground is a pretty little rectangle of grass and trees by the Oxford Canal in North Oxford. More than 20 years ago, I pushed a pram round it. As my children grew up, we played football and … Continue reading

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Aristotle Lane Rec threatened again

There is a new proposal to build a hard street sports area on Aristotle Lane Recreation Ground. It is concealed within a report to the North Area Committee which is due to be considered on Thursday 5 July at Diamond … Continue reading

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