Here’s my weekly round-up of local news for 23 – 29 March.
Andrew Smith has changed his twitter account until after the election. He is now @VoteAndrewSmith.
Churches Together in Headington have organised a hustings on 9 April, 8 – 9.30pm in Headington Baptist Church on Old High Street. You can pre-register your questions on their facebook page, where there are more details of the event. There’s a video too, encouraging everyone to turn out, get informed, and vote.
The Manor Surgery in Osler Road is one of three across the County to share in £6.4m funding to expand services. Manor’s £1.2m will pay for six new consultation rooms and two practice nurse rooms. The practice has said it would like to offer space for an out-of-hours service and community-based specialist clinics.
Councillor @RuthWilk has had confirmation from the City Council that the Bury Knowle solar panels are to stay, with some modification to their position.
A car fire in Barton Village Road closed the road for a time on Saturday. There were no reports of any injuries.
Active posts on the Headington & Marston e-democracy forum this week:
- Could installing a cable car commuter system be the answer to Oxford’s congestion?
- School Places
- Pavement clutter
- Solar Panels in Bury Knowle Park
- Election hustings