Headington Headlines #240

Here’s my weekly round-up of local news for 9 – 15 November.

Supporters of Headington Car Club, a car-sharing scheme, are frustrated at @OxfordshireCC and @DNimmoSmit1‘s unexplained delay in permitting two new car-share spaces, one in All Saints Road and one in Sandfield Road.

There’s a planning application (ref 15/03091/FUL) to open a shisa (hookah) bar behind the Post Office where there is currently a garage.

@OxMailSophieM is the new reporter for @The OxfordMail covering Headington and Marston. @OxMailMichaelR covers Barton, Sandhills, Risinghurst and Wood Farm.

A woman was knocked off her bike at the corner of Stapleton Road and Old Road on Friday. Reports say she was not badly hurt.

Local residents staged a protest in Latimer Road against the proposal by developers Frontier Estates to build student accommodation on the corner with London Road.

Headington Amateurs beat Old Woodstock Town 8-0 on Saturday.

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

  • Loss of trees in Headington Quarry
  • Shisha (Hookah) Bar for Headington?
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.