Bus services in Oxford will be rerouted this weekend for the annual Pride parade through the city.

Stagecoach Oxfordshire confirmed diversions will be in place on June 8 from 10am to noon with New Road, Queen Street, Castle Street and Norfolk Street being closed to allow for the parade.

During this time, several services will need to be diverted.

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Service 1 between Speedwell Street and the Rail Station buses will divert via Thames Street and Hollybush Row in both directions.

Buses will not service bus stops at Westgate M1, New Road or Park End Street.

For the number 1 towards Cowley, customers are asked to use Speedwell Street or St Aldates G5 bus stops.

Buses running service 8 will terminate at Speedwell Street and will not service Westgate E1 bus stop.

Services will begin from Speedwell Street S2 bus stop and then divert via St Aldates to Turl Street T2 bus stop.

Services using Magdalen Street East/West & George Street

The S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S7, 2, 2A & 14 services will experience a "slight" delay from 10am as the parade passes from Broad Street into Cornmarket Street.

A spokesperson for Stagecoach said: "We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, albeit out of our control."

After the parade which will travel through the city centre, attendees will congregate at the Castle Quarter where the main stage will present an mix of performances and speakers.