WITH regards Thursday’s Notre Dame decision and the ‘Rant Alert’ in last night’s Evening Times – I was in third year at secondary in 1982 when my Glasgow school first admitted girls after 100-plus years.

It was already a very good school and I wasn’t in favour for various reasons, and the atmosphere of the whole school did change immediately as pupils and teachers tried to adjust.

But, my nephew and niece currently attend the school – and I am pleasantly amazed at how the school has progressed and developed.

I am also certain that it wouldn’t have achieved all this without the admission of girls.

The school produces well-educated, socially aware and responsible – and confident – young men and women.

So, going back to the article’s point: if it is already a good school it will adapt to co-ed, and the overall benefits could be far greater in the long run – for both the girls and boys.

Stevie BC

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SO discrimination against boys is okay then?

Equality goes both ways. Why should local boys have to get buses to other schools when they have a school on their doorstep?

Girls from around the city should stick to their local schools too. Think about the green credentials of that!

Shug McKenzzie

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LISTENING to the news about the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, I’m very surprised no-one has thought about the proximity to a very large sewage works.

There must be airborne diseases in the air that can travel to the hospital depending on wind direction.

Robert Cadden

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IN view of the never-ending fiasco that is Brexit, do the people clamouring for independence really think that it will all go smoothly, if they are successful after a new referendum?

I can’t see that it could be anything other than Brexit mark 2. Dreams and hopes are wonderful things, but running a country requires more in the way of practicality.

It seems likely that we could have many more years of turmoil, uncertainty and ill feeling towards those of differing opinions.

E Savage

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I AGREE with columnist Dr Punan Krishan in Friday’s Evening Times over patients failing to turn up for their doctor appointments.

How difficult is it for these rude patients to ring up to cancel if they can’t attend?

Other people who really need an appointment are then missing out due to a lack of availability.

I’m glad to hear that repeat offenders are being issued with warnings.

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I WISH the council would reconsider city centre parking charges on a Sunday.

It’s a disgrace and will just push more shoppers to Brae-head and Silver-burn instead.