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March 7, 2011

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Council bans children from wearing swimming goggles

SHP’s web editor Mark Sennett spotted this in his local paper, the Oxford Mail. (Feb 2011):

CHILDREN have been banned from wearing goggles in school swimming lessons in a health and safety move condemned by parents.

Oxfordshire County Council last night defended its no-goggle policy and said it reflected national guidance provided by sports bodies.

Full Oxford Mail article.


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