TEN reasons to come to Headington.

1. Nine or more charity shops.

2. Eleven or more coffee shops and takeaways, and more to come.

3. Numerous supermarkets.

4. Limited parking.

5. Parking: £1.40 for two hours and increasing.

6. Continuous roadworks on the London Road.

7. Long delays because of roadworks.

8. Delays on Red Tube Buses because of the roadworks.

9. Friday farmers’ market every other week with less and less stalls.

10. More big names to take over the shops, causing more independent traders to close.

Happy New Year, Oxford City Council.

Bill Simpson, BBB Stores, next to Headington Post Office, plus the few remaining independent traders

Today’s letters