Headington Headlines #271

Your weekly round-up of local news for 20 – 26 June.

There’s a placard in Waitrose where children between 7 and 12 years can have their photo taken to enter a competition to be a mascot for the England cricket team.

For reasons that are not entirely clear, Barton & Sandhills Councillor @redmikerowley was ejected from the referendum count at the Town Hall. He apologised on twitter on Sunday.


Headington & Barton’s Team Purple were June’s repeat winners in the City Council’s blue bin recycling league.

A man in his 70s was treated for smoke inhalation by paramedics before being taken to the JR after a fire broke out in Alison Clay House in Old High Street on Thursday night.

My favourite OX3-related tweet of the week:

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

  • Accessible transport
  • Friar site for sale
  • Closure of Parking Shop
  • AC Niel[s]en building and A40 surveying work