Headington Headlines #227

Here’s my weekly round-up of local news for 10 – 16 August.

The Adelaide Morris Men performed at three Quarry pubs on Thursday evening.

Friends of Stansfeld (the Outdoor Centre off Quarry Road) has a website friendsofstansfeld.org/.

There’s a planning application (ref: 15/02323/FUL) to add a third storey to Kennett House (the Iceland block) to provide 4 two-bed flats.

There’s also an application (ref: 15/02282/OUT) to demolish the old Jack Russell pub in Salford Road, Marston to make way for housing and parking spaces, though there are no details yet of what the developers have in mind.

A petition opposing the County’s Access to Headington proposals organised by Independent Councillor Mick Haines (Marston) has attracted over 600 signatures, according to @TheOxfordMail.

The man charged with raping a woman after following her into her home in Normandy Crescent in September last year (see HH182) was found guilty of this and several other offences at Oxford Crown Court.

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

  • Mobility Scooters
  • Jack Russell Pub
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.