Councillors angry as county halves grant for grass cutting
GRASS cutting in Henley is to continue despite a grant towards the cost being halved.
Oxfordshire County Council currently pays the town council £8,831 a year for five of the six annual cuts on the land it owns, including Fair Mile, Hop Gardens and Reading Road, under a contract agreed in 2007.
Now it plans to reduce the grant to £4,415, leaving the town council to find the majority of the £10,000 that the work costs.
Town councillors protested at a meeting of the recreation and amenities committee which was considering three options: