It’s time to cancel tapestry project

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In recent weeks I have read letters to the editor of the Hawick News expressing doubts about the financial viability of the Great Tapestry of Scotland Project. Try as I may I simply cannot find anyone who wants this millstone hung around our necks.

TV tells us that the Borders region needs to save £24million. We also see Scottish Borders Council leader David Parker on TV wanting to increasing the rates burden on all of us

Is it not as simple as this: Cancel the tapestry project and save £3million straight away. It would be a good start as we simply cannot afford it.

Raymond Oliver