Headington Headlines #309

Your weekly round-up of local news for 13 – 19 March.

The heatpipe work on Sandfield Road has finished and the diversions have been lifted.

The death of Van Coulter, Labour City Councillor for Barton & Sandhills, has attracted tributes from all over the city. His funeral will be on 30 March at the Bayswater Road crematorium.

New play equipment has been installed in the Margaret Road recreation ground.

A new mosaic celebrating the history of Wood Farm was unveiled in Atkyns Road on Tuesday.

The next phase of Access to Headington will be on the Slade from Old Road to the Corner House roundabout. The latest version of the plans and timing will be on display at the Bullingdon Community Centre (Peat Moors/Bulan Road) on Thursday 23rd March between 2pm and 6pm. The work “will focus on providing of off-road cycle lanes, side road entry treatments and improved crossing facilities on both sides of the road”.

Thanks to John Clarke for pointing out I showed the wrong building in my note last week about Old Marston Vicarage. I showed the Hall. This is the Vicarage.

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

  • London Road cycle path
  • Hospital Parking
  • Cost of petrol and diesel in Oxford
  • Putting up posters