Your weekly round-up of local news for 18 – 24 September.
Southern Health NHS Trust, who were heavily criticised over the death of Connor Sparrowhawk at Slade House in 2013, pleaded guilty to Health & Safety charges at Banbury magistrates’ court. Sentencing is due at Oxford Crown Court in October. The services and the building have since been transferred to Oxford Health NHS Trust who run the Warneford Hospital, among others.
In Osler Road on Monday a man was threatened by having a ‘sharp object’ pushed nto his back. The attacker demanded the man’s car keys and stole the victim’s Lexus. Police are apppealing for witnesses and information.
We are getting some new white paint on the roads in central Headington.
Managed to get council funding for re-lining of cycle lanes in central Headington – this one is in Kennett Road pic.twitter.com/8P3JKN3Ims
— Ruth Wilkinson (@RuthWilk) September 21, 2017
As rush-hour traffic problems in the city centre worsened with the Folly Bridge road works, @Stagecoach_Ox terminated all their inbound services at The Plain on Thursday evening and @OxfordBusCo suspended city centre services.
My favourite Headington-related tweet:
First sighting of new hire bikes in Headington. So someone has made it up the hill with one… pic.twitter.com/N1bTndUgnC
— Leonardo Loredan (@LeonardoLoredan) September 18, 2017
Active posts on the Headington & Marston e-democracy forum this week:
- Lost Keys