Headington Headlines #208

Here’s my weekly round-up of local news for 30 March – 4 April.

The pub sign at @ButchersArmsOxf blew down in the high winds on Tuesday.

The owners of the Quarry Gate pub have got permission to demolish it (see HH 203).

The deadline for submitting suggestions for new street names for @BartonPark_ has passed, and it’s now up to the City Council to decide.

The Bury Knowle Park sensory garden has been planted.

Photo: @HeadingtonNews

Night-time closures of the London Road for resurfacing have been announced. Between Monday 27 April and Friday 1 May the road will be closed between Stile Road and the Green Road roundabout. The same stretch will also be closed for two nights on 6 & 7 May.

A man was punched in the face and his phone was smashed in an assault and robbery at a bus stop in Wood Farm on Saturday.

Active posts on the Headington & Marston e-democracy forum this week:

  • School Places
  • Tolkein’s Solar Panels
I cover news from the OX3 postcode in Headington and out as far as Barton, Sandhills and Risinghurst (see map). To feed into next week’s summary you can comment on this article, or tweet either with the hashtag #ox3 or @mentioning @TonyOX3.