Leisure facilities in southern Oxfordshire are ready for the next phase of reopening.

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse district councils say the first phase of reopening has gone well with many residents eager to get back to the gym.

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From September 14 more leisure activities will be able to resume.

Wantage Leisure Centre, Henley Leisure Centre and Faringdon Leisure Centre will open their main pools, schools will start to use leisure facilities and group exercise sessions can start to take place in smaller studios.

Councillor Helen Pighills cabinet member for Healthy Communities at Vale of White Horse District Council said: “Keeping healthy is important at any time, but we know through Public Health England that to fight Covid-19 successfully we all need to be thinking about what we can do to stay active and keep fit.

"As a council this is something that we really want to focus on over the coming years and keeping our leisure centres open and making other forms of activity available to our residents is a big part of that”