Headington Headlines #225

Here’s my weekly round-up of local news for 27 July – 2 August.

Plans to develop alongside C S Lewis’s old house in Holyoake Road have resurfaced, this time in the shape of two 5-bedroom houses. See Ref: 15/02096/FUL.

@BartonPark_ has been chosen as one of five experimental “healthy towns” for a trial by the NHS of ideas for encouraging people to adopt a healthy lifestyle.

With the support of Cherwell Drive residents, independent councillor Mick Haines has launched a petition against the County’s Access to Headington transport plan.

The now weekly Farmers’ Market on Saturday had live animals (not for sale, I believe).

Children will love the Headington Farmers' Market today as there are live animals in New High Street pic.twitter.com/FobRxKXfQ8

— Headington News (@HeadingtonNews) August 1, 2015

A woman was the victim of a flasher in Bury Knowle Park on Friday.

My favourite Headington-related tweet of the week:

An entrepreneur in #Headington pic.twitter.com/GNeD0oBqCe

— Nick Swarbrick ن (@nickswarb) August 2, 2015

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

  • The Headington Plan – whats next? (August 2015)
  • Noise in Quarry
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.