Headington Headlines #257

Your weekly round-up of local news for 7 – 13 March.

Rebecca of @FrogOrange posted this tribute to Elizabeth Whitwick, co-founder of the Windmill Fairtrade shop, who died recently.

The third community open meeting organised by @theamprevival to help raise money to re-open the Ampleforth Arms as a community pub is on Friday 18 March at 6.30pm in Risinghurst Community Centre

The Amp Revival meeting
The Amp Revival meeting

The Mediterranean Fish Bar in Cherwell Drive received a 5-star hygiene rating in its latest inspection on 12 February.

The cost of parking in Headington’s car parks is going up from 1 April.

@quarryrovers football club has written a comprehensive, well-reasoned and constructive set of comments and proposals about the design of the new Margaret Road sports pavilion. Margaret Road is their home ground.

Heavy rain overnight on Wednesday/Thursday caused the sewer in Ferry Road, Marston to overflow.

A man suffered serious burns and was taken to the JR Hospital after having an as yet unidentified substance thrown over him in an alleyway in Barton on Saturday evening.

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

  • Latimer Road
  • Access to Headington – gloves off for round 2!
  • Possible Extension to Car Spaces in Margaret Road Park
  • Tower block refurbishment