Headington Headlines #32

Here is my round-up of local news for the week 26 September – 2 October —

Dr Yenugula Srinivas, who worked as a locum at Bury Knowle surgery (among other places), appeared in court to face 11 charges of sexual assault.

A 90-year old man was robbed of £700 by a team of distraction burglars in Marston Road on Tuesday. Police are appealing for witnesses or sightings, and warning others to be on their guard.

After developing a bamboo-framed road bike, @oxford_brookes in collaboration with Yorkshire-based RAW Bamboo Bikes have developed a bamboo mountain bike.

The Friends of Warneford Meadow held their annual Apple Day on Sunday. Pictures, Friends’ website, history.

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

  • Whats wrong with Oxford to London express buses?
  • Oxford Half Marathon – September 25th

I try to 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.