Committee details

Parks & Recreation

Purpose of committee

The terms of reference for the Parks & Recreation Committee in relation to Town Council-operated facilities are:


a)     To maintain all Recreation Grounds, Parks (including play equipment) and    public open spaces and to initiate and oversee all matters of control properly associated with this recreation function;

b)     To maintain and oversee all sports activities upon any Recreation Ground or other recreational open space and buildings erected for such purposes thereon;

c)     To develop a sports strategy for all sports across the town

d)     To deal with the development and investment in the Council owned play areas, ensuring they remain safe;

e)     To facilitate entertainment, community and third-party events in such parks, recreation grounds or elsewhere in the Council’s management at its discretion;

f)      The Membership of the Committee shall consist of six Members plus the Town Mayor and the Leader of the Council ex officio with voting rights;

g)     The quorum of the Committee shall be four Members.


Contact information

Support officer: Committee Clerk.

Postal address:
Town Hall
Market Square
OX28 6AG

Phone: 01993 704379