Headington Headlines #234

Here’s my weekly round-up of local news for 28 September – 4 October.

Local band Headington Hillbillies @H_Hillbillies new album “The Promised Land” was released on Monday. Listen/buy it here.

The flower planters outside Jacobs & Field were vandalised overnight on Monday.

Oxford University Hospitals, which includes the JR, has been granted foundation status, meaning the four hospitals will no longer be under direct control from central government.

From @HeadingtonNews:

The Headington Plan AGM was held on Friday.

@TheAmpRevival is looking for people to come on the limited body to form the legal structure to pull the Ampleforth pub in Risinghurst back into trading.

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

  • New Recycling promotion
  • Stolen ‘children crossing’ banners in Quarry
  • Looking for a new room to rent
  • Bus drivers and London Road
  • Inept driving
  • Friends of Bury Knowle Park still active?
  • Open Magdalen Wood Tree Felling
  • Neighbourhood Plan AGM
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.