ACCORDING to the councill, Darwen Tower would cost around £30,000 to repair.

Instead of the £33,000 wasted on Darwen's pathetic town centre Christmas decorations, I am sure Darweners would have much sooner had the tower repaired and only £3,000 spent on a nice tree with a few lights on it.

PETER LEE COOPER, Coniston Drive, Darwen.