Here’s my weekly round-up of local news for 16 – 22 September.
A VW campervan parked at the Shotover car park was broken into on Sunday last week (15 Sept). A handbag, purse and iPhone were stolen.
The concession by which hospital workers have been able to park free at Thornhill and Water Eaton P&Rs is ending. They will have to pay £2 a day (up to 11 hours) or £4 for a longer stay. The changes were agreed by Oxfordshire County Council who operate these two sites and will start in mid-November.
A car parked on a driveway in The Ridings was broken into early last Sunday morning (15 Sept). An iPod and golf clubs were stolen. Later that morning a thief smashed the window of a car in Old Road and took a handbag, sunglasses, and a mobile phone.
A lorry hit some scaffolding in Bateman Street on Thursday. The scaffolding collapsed and blocked the road.
A man from Barton has appeared in court charged with two burglaries in Headington (Windmill Road and Girdlestone Road) earlier this month. He was remanded in custody until 1 Novemeber.
From today (Monday) Headington Co-op is offering a 10% discount to NUS members.
My favourite Headington-related tweet of the week:
Active topics on the Headington & Marston e-democracy forum this week:
- Proposed Changes to Green Road Roundabout
- Thornhill Park and Ride Expansion Plans
- Some Concerns about Headington
- Quarry Gate pub