Your weekly round-up of local news for 25 June – 1 July .
The full list of candidates for the Headington Ward by-election on 19 July has been published. The candidates are:
- Stef Garden (LibDem)
- Georgina Gibbs (Con)
- Ray Hitchins (Green)
- Simon Ottino (Lab)
The local free magazine Headington Monthly is changing ownership. Nick Alnatt has handed over to Steven Pilcher; Steven has been working with Nick on the magazine for a while.
The Green Road closure for sewer repairs which had made access to and from Risinghurst difficult was lifted on Thursday.
The new @Oxford_PickMeUp bus-on-demand service is up and running in the Eastern Arc of Oxford. @ianpinnell tried it and gives it the thumbs up – here’s his review.
There was a burglary at Finders Keepers on London Road on Tuesday. Two people got in through an insecure back door at 4.30pm and stole two handbags. The got away in a black Peugeot 206 which was parked on Old High Street. Police are appealing for witnesses and information.
People who use the park and playground at the bottom of Sandfield Road are upset about the number of cigarette butts dropped inside the park gates which lead from the grounds of the JR. It seems the warm dry weather is encouraging more smokers to get out into the open for a cigarette break.
There were no new posts on the Headington & Marston e-democracy forum this week: