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Mark Bosworth
With Hinksey Pool now open again for the summer get inspired to take a plunge by listening again to our special documentary about the Pool first broadcast on August 25, 2003.

You can hear the whole show by clicking here

In order to watch these clips you will need to have Realplayer installed on your computer.

Below are extras from the programme and if you want to find out more check out Oxford City Council's website for the pool. http://www.oxford.gov.uk/leisure/hinksey-swimming-pool.cfm

COLIN MAY
Colin May travels to the pool from East Oxford. He recalls an impromptu ceremony he held at the pool with his friends Boffin Cousins Boffin Cousins was struggling to get used to the water temperature'
JO SPILLANE GILES PAYNE
Jo Spillane Jo Spillane says the wait for the pool to re-open since last summer seemed too long and was eager to get back into the water Giles Payne lives nearby on Marlborough Road. He gave his reaction after jumping into the pool on the opening day
CHRIS MARSDEN
Chris Marsden and daughter India Chris Marsden lives on the nearby Edith Road. He says the pool is a great place to take his daughter Melissa Worrell Despite shivering after getting out of the pool, Melissa Worrell managed to get a few words out!
SANDY FEDMAN NICK SWARBRICK
Sandy Fedman Sandy Fedman and her son, Dan, come to the pool for more than just swimming Nick Swarbrick Nick Swarbrick lives just a stones throw away from the pool on Lake Street. He recalls his most memorable times at the pool
DEE COLIN DIVINE
Dee For Dee, the pool is everything she could ever want Colin Divine Colin Divine and his daughter, Ruth, went o the pool on its opening day and they both gave it the tumbs up
RICHARD ORAM BRUCE
Richard Oram Medical student, Richard Oram, is also a triathlete and trains at the pool. He says it is a perfect place to prepare for competitions. Bruce Bruce dipped his toe into the water and was reluctant to go in any further'
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