There’ll be no Olympic gold letter box in Headington, but here’s my weekly round-up of what else was happening over the period 6 – 12 August —
Andrew Topping, manager of estate agents Breckon and Breckon is heading a new lobby group “to help keep the area’s shopping district vibrant”. The group is a reincarnation of an earlier group, Business Headington, which lapsed a while ago. The new group has adopted the same name.
A woman had her handbag snatched in Sherwood Place, Barton on Wednesday 1 August. @TVP_Oxford appealed for information.
The Headington Shark celebrated its 26th birthday on Thursday with a street party organised by @Bill_Heine. I put together a storify timeline about it, including some pictures.
Earlier on Thursday the BBC’s Frank Gardner reported live from Sandfield Road on the 1 o’clock news, covering the story about body parts retained at the JR Hospital.
The Oxford Family Sports Day took place in Bury Knowle Park on Sunday (yesterday).
My favorite Headington-related tweet this week:
Active topics on the Headington & Marston e-democracy forum this week:
- Empty shops in Headington
- Puddles Outside Waitrose