Pride parade leads to road closures

The Oxford Pride parade last year

The Oxford Pride parade last year

First published in News
Last updated

Oxford Pride – the city’s annual Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender parade – takes place today.

It will begin at Ship Street at noon and will travel through the centre of Oxford to Oxpens Recreation Ground.

The route will cover Cornmarket Street, Queen Street and Bonn Square, with the roads being closed during the parade.

Oxford Bus Company said there may be some delays to buses from noon to 1pm.

 

  • Our top stories:

City handouts give big lift to the less fortunate

Oxford Mail:

5:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

ROSE Hill has the highest child poverty rate in Oxford.

Acts jump through hoops as Big Feastival begins

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

SOPHIE Greenwood showed punters at the Big Feastival how to hula yesterday, as the event opened with musical performances from Reggae Reggae sauce entrepreneur Levi Roots and Abba tribute act Bjorn Again.

Mullins believes cup will lift U's

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

Johnny Mullins is confident Oxford United’s midweek cup exertions will be a help rather than a hindrance in the search for their first points of the season today.

Hospital complaints up

Oxford Mail: Where will funds come from?

9:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

New data from the Health and Social Information Centre revealed that the number of written complaints to Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the county’s main hospitals, increased to 890 in 2013/14, from 792 in 2012/13.

Make-up driver fined

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

9:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

A driver putting on make-up close to Abingdon police station was among drivers stopped and fined for motoring crimes on Thursday morning.

Police fear for welfare of missing teenager

Oxford Mail:

9:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

A teenager was missing last night, with police and his family fearing for his welfare.

Related links

Comments (5)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

10:13am Sat 7 Jun 14

RuthOxford says...

Why isn't the headline something like "Oxford celebrating its Pride"?

You can then mention the useful information about the road closures in the body of the piece. Surely road closure is not the only important thing about Pride Parade??

Ruthi Brandt
Why isn't the headline something like "Oxford celebrating its Pride"? You can then mention the useful information about the road closures in the body of the piece. Surely road closure is not the only important thing about Pride Parade?? Ruthi Brandt RuthOxford
  • Score: -2

12:49pm Sat 7 Jun 14

Quentin Walker says...

To close roads for an event attended by circa 100 people is ridiculous.
To close roads for an event attended by circa 100 people is ridiculous. Quentin Walker
  • Score: 7

2:53pm Sat 7 Jun 14

cuckoo says...

Quentin Walker wrote:
To close roads for an event attended by circa 100 people is ridiculous.
It's only for just one hour............road
s are closed much longer in other instances!
[quote][p][bold]Quentin Walker[/bold] wrote: To close roads for an event attended by circa 100 people is ridiculous.[/p][/quote]It's only for just one hour............road s are closed much longer in other instances! cuckoo
  • Score: -2

1:25am Sun 8 Jun 14

The New Private Eye says...

RuthOxford wrote:
Why isn't the headline something like "Oxford celebrating its Pride"?

You can then mention the useful information about the road closures in the body of the piece. Surely road closure is not the only important thing about Pride Parade??

Ruthi Brandt
For the vast majority of Oxonians trying to go about their daily business yes, the road closures are the most important thing.
[quote][p][bold]RuthOxford[/bold] wrote: Why isn't the headline something like "Oxford celebrating its Pride"? You can then mention the useful information about the road closures in the body of the piece. Surely road closure is not the only important thing about Pride Parade?? Ruthi Brandt[/p][/quote]For the vast majority of Oxonians trying to go about their daily business yes, the road closures are the most important thing. The New Private Eye
  • Score: 8

7:38am Mon 9 Jun 14

oxfordgirl1974 says...

The day straight people can have a 'Straight Pride' march and the roads can be closed is the day that there will be equality. Closing the roads for just a small number of people was ridiculous.
The day straight people can have a 'Straight Pride' march and the roads can be closed is the day that there will be equality. Closing the roads for just a small number of people was ridiculous. oxfordgirl1974
  • Score: 0

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree