Category Archives: Aristotle Lane

Sunset on Port Meadow as Aristotle Lane railway bridge opens at last

The bridge across the railway at the end of Aristotle Lane in Oxford has been closed since January while Network Rail replaced the old one. Being Network Rail, they screwed up the project management, and a job which was estimated … Continue reading

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Leaving the dealers to deal in peace

In a previous post, A different view of graftti, I took issue with Martin Jennings’ appreciation of the grafitti on Aristotle Lane railway bridge. I found no beauty in it and saw it as both a complement to the more … Continue reading

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A different view of grafitti

I was about to publish one of my periodic comments on the prevalence of graffiti in my part of North Oxford and at the failure by both Oxford City Council and the police to do anything either to prevent it … Continue reading

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Oxford grafitti gets worse

I wrote a few weeks ago about Oxford City Council’s botched attempt to attend to the grafitti which plagues the city (Grafitti remedy worse than the grafitti). I suggested that if the best they could do was to splodge green … Continue reading

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Hit or miss the Labour candidate

I had a printed note on yellow paper through the door a few days ago. It was from Sue Ledwith, apparently the Labour candidate in North Ward. Perhaps printing her stuff on Lib Dem yellow is a cunning way to … Continue reading

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£13 million less to waste on roads in 2008

The Government has cut £13 million from the money which Oxfordshire County Council hoped to spend on transport schemes. In general one hopes for more rather than less to be diverted to one’s region by way of reciprocity for the … Continue reading

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Yet another try for a skate board area

A third attempt to build a skate board park in North Oxford has apparently been all but beaten off. Two have already been repelled from Aristotle Lane Recreation Ground, between Kingston Road and Waterside. This one was actually planned for … Continue reading

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