A PARK in Bicester will be closed on Christmas Day.

Garth Park off Launton Road will not be open for the public to use as Bicester Town Council is giving its outdoor team the festive day off.

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It hopes the public will support its decision.

Bicester’s 61 other play areas and other green spaces will remain open and will be available for public use on Christmas day.

Bicester Town Council would like to wish all residents a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year.