Headington Headlines #348

Your weekly round-up of local news for 11 – 17 December.

The butcher’s and grocer’s shop in the place next to Posh Fish that used to be a pet shop opened on Monday. It sells South Asian food and halal meat.

Bollards have been placed next to the car park at the bottom of Headington Hill Park to prevent selfish parking on the grass beyond the logs.

before and after the bollards

Intruders broke into a house in Sandhills on the afternooon of 5 December but ran off after one of the residents, a man in his 80s, fought them off with a chair. The three intruders escaped by car.

It’s no surprise to report that OX3’s Labour MP @AnnelieseDodds and OxWAb’s LibDem MP @LaylaMoran both voted against the government in Wednesday’s ‘take back control’ Brexit vote.

After the exhibition of the latest Access to Headington plans, here’s a summary of what’s going to happen on Headley Way and Cherwell Drive starting in January.

My favourite Headington-related tweet:

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

  • Beech Houses
  • Lorry Sat nav
  • Osler Road/St Andrews
  • New Chinese Language Courses for January 2018
  • Are you a car club user in Oxford? The Transport Studies Unit would love to talk to you