Your weekly round-up of local news for 7 – 13 January.
Congratulations to the Masons Arms @TheMasonsArmsHQ, winners of the Oxford CAMRA city pub of the year award for 2019.
Just had the most amazing news. We @TheMasonsArmsHQ have won the Oxford CAMRA city pub of the year 2019 🎉🍻🎉🍻 Thank you all so much for supporting the pub and making it what it is. Let’s raise a glass to 2019 🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻 #Headington #Oxford #Camra #RealAle pic.twitter.com/RXDSgWW0Ms
— Chris Meeson (@ChrisMeeson) January 8, 2019
An arrest warrant has been issued for the slightly notorious ‘Headington Door Knocker’ after he breached a community order by failing to turn up in court. The order was part of the suspended sentence he was given a few weeks ago.
What used to be the Oxford Food Centre on the London Road near Northfield Road and the Headington roundabout is to become a massage parlour. Planning nerds will rejoice in it being classified as ‘sui generis ‘.
— Oxford Mail (@TheOxfordMail) January 9, 2019
It looks like the Royal British Legion Social Club on Edgecombe Road in Barton, which has been disused for the past four years, will be demolished.
Headington LibDems set up a Brexitometer in the shopping centre on Saturday. No surprises given the strong vote here for Remain, but no enthusiasm for a general election to resolve the issue either.
Brexitometer rolled out in Headington today with Oxford residents keen for MPs to hear them. It is clear that they want an Exit from Brexit through a People’s Vote. There is far less support for a GE; at least until Brexit has been resolved. pic.twitter.com/1dVl8okj8Y
— Stefanie Garden (@SGarden13) January 12, 2019
Active posts on the Headington & Marston e-democracy forum this week:
- Planning application for 26 flats in Elsfield Way