Bathing status sought to force change for sewage ‘poohsticks’ river

An MP has called for part of a river in Oxford to be granted bathing status following multiple testimonies of people falling ill and needing antibiotics after swimming in it.

by Tess Colley
A river in Oxford. Photograph: Roger Sutcliffe/Getty Images
A river in Oxford. Photograph: Roger Sutcliffe/Getty Images

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