Your weekly round-up of local news for 5 – 11 November.
Frontier Estates failed to get planning permission for their care home at 1 Pullen’s Lane, but the JR got permission to extend the A&E facility.
Police were called to a disturbance at Meadowbrook College in Marston which broke out when they tried to recover a stolen scooter.
Headington Hill Park has a new information board thanks to the Friends of the park.
It’s here! The Friends of Headington Hill Park have designed and installed this fantastic Info Board with a tree trail 🙌🏿🌴🌳 Historically an arboretum, there are all sorts of fascinating tree species to see 👀🌲 More info at https://t.co/AC2j9aLEOL #OxfordParks💚🏞️ pic.twitter.com/9GNmvtXdQC
— Oxford City Council (@OxfordCity) 8 November 2018
Japlene, the bespoke dressmakers in Windmill Road, is closing at the end of the year. Owner Polly Hyde started the company in 1980 and they have been in the same premises all that time.
Dr Anandagopal Srinivasan of Sandfield Road, charged last year with a sexual assault at the JR and another at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge (see HH334) is standing trial at Oxford Crown Court. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Police have issued a warning about a man knocking on doors in Headington trying to get money with a hard-luck story. If this happens to you the Police ask you to call 999.
Oxford City FC held League 2 Tranmere Rovers to a 3 – 3 draw at Tranmere in the first round of the FA Cup. Kabby Tshimanhga scored a hat-trick. Their reward is a home replay.
My favourite Headington-related tweet:
— Headington News (@HeadingtonNews) November 11, 2018
There were no new posts on the Headington & Marston e-democracy forum this week.