Headington Headlines #402

Your weekly round-up of local news for 14 – 20 January.

South Oxfordshire District Council’s latest draft of their local plan identifies Green Belt land at Wick Farm and between Barton and Elsfield as possible sites for building new homes. They have announced a series of drop-in consultation exhibitions, including one at the OXSRAD sports centre in Marsh Lane, Marston on 11 February.

Local environmentalist and Friend of Lye Valley Judy Webb @judyweb32049878 was quoted by Oxford West & Abingdon MP @LaylaMoran in an adjournment debate in the House of Commons. The debate was about the Expressway.

Police are appealing for information about a burglary in Gathorne Road on Friday 11 January.

After confusion over their booking for the day after Boxing Day, a family threatened pub and upmarket foodie resort The Black Boy that they would post bad reviews in local papers.

It came as no surprise that both Oxford’s MPs voted against the government’s EU Withdrawal Bill on Tuesday.

The latest on the Headington Door Knocker story – he’s been jailed for theft as well as breaking the terms of his earlier suspended sentence. He stole two bags from Brookes’ sports centre and meat from Waitrose.

There were no new posts on the Headington & Marston e-democracy forum this week.