Your weekly round-up of local news for 5 – 11 February.
The latest proposal for Headington car park charges going to the Council’s Executive Board on 13 February is £2 for the first hour. It’s currently £1.70 for the first 2 hours.
The same car park has restricted parking this week – the Council is resurfacing it.
The frustrating on/off saga of Access to Headington work on Headley way continues. According to Ruth Wilkinson and the County itself, work at the entrance to the JR will be carried out starting this week at off-peak times. This despite the fact that funding for the scheme as a whole has not yet been sorted out. Work on The Slade has been going slowly because of the cold weather – it affects the curing of the surfaces (in oother words it doesn’t set properly).
A car allegedly driving the wrong way round Headington roundabout crashed with a lorry on Tuesday.
Drivers reported seeing a car travelling the wrong way round Headington roundabout this morning – ambulance crews said they treated three people after a crash https://t.co/kI5tvk4Evz
— Oxford Mail (@TheOxfordMail) February 6, 2018
The White Hart in Old Headington has been chosen as CAMRA’s city pub of the year.
More yellow line parking restrictions are coming to parts of Barton and Roundway.
Nawabi Indian restaurant in Girdlestone Road overcame the setback of a 1-star hygiene rating last year by getting 5 stars in a recent re-assessment visit.
The Six Bells in Headington Quarry is closed; it may re-open in April.
6 Bells, Quarry closed, expected to reopen in April, will Green King re-furb? @HeadingtonNews
— Roz Smith (@RosalindRogers) February 9, 2018
Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in Blackburn Close (behind the Shell station) on Friday. A man was threatened and his van hijacked by two men in a black Corsa.
There were no new posts on the Headington & Marston e-democracy forum this week.