Room for improvement


The fact that the two big supermarkets are pulling out of the Ferry Road site is the perfect opportunity to put it back into education as both schools on the Love Lane site are short of room. It was Rye Primary when I went there, then the Thomas Peacocke when we went comprehensive and moved to the Grammar School site in Love Lane, making the New Road site into a primary school instead of the secondary school. I have been a pupil in all of them. Let us use this opportunity to make at least one of our schools big enough, they always were until we started moving them around. And school buses used to drive into the Ferry Road site to pick up the children. Mind you mums did not need to drive us to school, we walked or got the bus.

William Perfitt