In each street volunteers are happy to hear your views about how we can make Iffley Fields a better place to live and take issues to the IFRA committee, which is eager to hear what residents think.
If you have just moved here, your Street Connector will be happy to welcome you to the area and tell you about WhatsApp groups you can join.
The Kidneys and Aston's Eyot
The Friends of Astons Eyot were set up to restore, protect and increase the diversity of the plant and wildlife in Astons Eyot. They run wildlife events and organise regular working parties. They welcome new members and volunteers. www.friendsofastonseyot.org
The Chester Arms
This is an independent community-based pub with excellent food. Developers wanted to turn it into housing, the residents campaigned for it to continue.
Neighbours made their cars available to registered and approved drivers to borrow for an hourly fee when their cars aren’t being used. Only people who live in Iffley Fields can borrow the cars. Hiyacar sort out the insurance, scheduling (via their app) and checking and verifying registered drivers. www.shareourcars.com, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Zip car has a rental car at the top of Fairacres Road and Stratford Street. https://www.zipcar.com
Co Wheels have bay on Bedford Street, www.co-wheels.org.uk
Rowing and outdoor sports
City of Oxford Rowing Club www.oxfordrowingclub.org.uk
Falcon Rowing and Canoeing Club
Sea Scouts 22nd Oxford Sea Scout Group
Oxford Sea Cadets
Swimming and gym
University Sports Centre, Jackdaw Lane,
Community membership available
Though swimming in the river is not at the moment recommended because of the pollution, IFRA is working to improve the old swimming area in Longbridges which is in a cut the other side of the river.