Headington Headlines #337

Your weekly round-up of local news for 25 September – 1 October.

The Oxford Mail carried a story about a possible energy network to provide homes and offices in the city with cheap energy. The article suggests a power plant might be built on Warneford Meadow, but as it also says the site would be 4.6 sq km it’s probably a bit early to start worrying. A circle of this area centred on Warneford Meadow would stretch from the JR Hospital to Between Towns Road in Cowley.

Anthony Stansfeld, Police & Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley Police, was at the Headington Ward focus meeting on Tuesday evening.

Ruskin College has put in a planning application (ref: 17/02387/FUL) to demolish the Bowen Building and build two blocks to accommodate 95 students. The 12 bed block described as ‘proposed’ on the east side of Stoke Place doesn’t seem to be included in this application.

Ruskin College student accommodation plans
Ruskin College student accommodation plans

Headington’s newest restaurant has opened (was Bar Meze).

My favourite Headington-related tweet:

Headington Farmers’ Market celebrated its 10th anniversary last Saturday (23 September) with more stalls than ever.

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

  • Barton Bash today – 12 – 4.30pm