Headington Headlines #224

Here’s my weekly round-up of local news for 20 – 26 July.

The Post Office is definitely moving to the Co-op.

The Headington Shark’s fame has spread as far as India. It features in a list of “Unusual monuments around the world you have not heard of” in India Today (link c/o @RuthWilk).

The Marston Meatshop is going to become a greengrocer. Shame about the spelling.

Marston meat shop is becoming a greengrocer! pic.twitter.com/OKJQdOZXqt

— Stuart Bryant (@amigastu) July 22, 2015

Some new wooden posts with cryptic signs have appeared in Headington Hill Park. Apparently they are part of a scheme by @runengland to promote running and jogging.

Retirement home Douglas Veale House in Trafford Road has joined twitter @DouglasVealsHse.

Old Marston Parish Council @OldMarstonPC has published its comments on Access to Headington on its facebook page.

The @Oxonbike station at the Churchill is open and operational.

Headington Farmers’ market opened on Saturday for the first time. It will be weekly, every Saturday, from now on.

For the first time since Headington Headlines started the were no posts on the Headington & Marston e-democracy forum this week:

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.