Your weekly round-up of local news for 16 – 22 January.
@HistoricEngland‘s campaign to list all England’s WW1 war memorials continues, with both Old Marston and New Marston memorials being given grade II listed status.
Twitchers have been excited by sightings of waxwings in and around Headington & Marston.
Headington cemetery appeared very briefly as a location in Sunday’s episode of Endeavour.
Headington Hill bridge joined in the “Bridges not Walls” day of action on Friday.
Bridge at headington hill, Oxford. #bridgesnotwalls – united we stand. @Bridgesnotwallz @michaelbuick @ClaudiaComberti @lilyminna pic.twitter.com/1fUPVKGnWA
— Henry Owen (@HuggyHenry) January 20, 2017
The Very Reverend Bob Jeffery, Vicar of St Andrew’s in Old Headington from 1971 to 1978, has died aged 81.
My favourite Headington-related tweet of the week – chainsaw artist Matt Cave has created Aslan from a tree stump in Bury Knowle Park:
Matt Cave working on #Aslan, at the Bury Knowle house #haha , #Headington @OxfordTwitPics pic.twitter.com/fLYtNfxlXT
— Howard Stanbury (@Howard_S) January 21, 2017
There’s another pictureof Aslan, this time by @rossmackenzie here on instagram.
Active posts on the Headington & Marston e-democracy forum this week:
- Hedge vandalism