Headington Headlines #403

Your weekly round-up of local news for 21 – 27 January.

As Thames Valley Police struggle with funding cuts and raise the precept by £24 next year, the Marston/Northway police office which has been under threat of closure has had a reprieve, at least for the time being. The office in Barton and one in Brookes are both safe. The Oxford Mail has a full list.

À propos of which, does anyone know if there is indeed a police office on the @oxford_brookes campus? @Headingtonnews says it used to be on the Headington Hill site, but is it still there?

In other ‘Things Not Closing’ news, Headington’s branch of Santander Bank is not one of the ones being closed under the bank’s latest cost-cutting exercise.

Police are appealing for imformation about a break-in in Fortnam Close off Headley Way sometime overnight on 22/23 January. The thieves broke the patio doors to get in and steal cash.

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