Headington Headlines #344

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

A medical tribunal has found that the ‘fitness to practise’ of the doctor responsible for Connor Sparrowhawk’s care when he died at Slade House in 2013 has been impaired. A decision on appropriate disciplinary action will be taken in December.

Thames Water did a CCTV survey of the Kennett Road sinkhole and declared it was not their problem. The hole was finally filled in permanently* on Thursday.
* Allegedly.

As predicted, the EF planning application for Cotuit Hall has been called in to the Planning Review Committee. The next meeting is on 13 December.

The houses being built behind Waynflete Road in Barton (see original report in HH 262) are being marketed by Cala Homes. Although they are in Barton the site is in South Oxford District Council.

They haven’t said why, but Oxford Bus Company announced that as from yesterday (Sunday), the 400 P&R service will once again be stopping at both the Headington School and Brookes/Headington Hill stops in both directions.

My favourite Headington-related tweet:

There were no new posts on the Headington & Marston e-democracy forum this week: