●● LOTS of our readers have been paying tribute to a retired teacher Thomas Hickman, who has sadly died age 88 (Express, April 22). Matt Wendy Bracegirdle: Rest in peace sweetheart going to miss you. Xx Susan Robinson Turner: Lovely teacher. RIP Sir xx Sam Bradley: He was a gentleman! We’d always stop to have a chat on Buxton road or in the Co-op! One of my favourite customers! RIP Tom. Diane Baker: Lovely man xx Debbie Mac: Brilliant teacher RIP Mr Hickman and thank you xxxxx Simon Mirror-Figures Mayo: Really nice bloke. Genuine gentleman. RIP. Nicola Duignan: Lovely bloke. RIP Tom. Colin Short: Great teacher and all round good man. RIP. Seb Nicholls: R.I.P Tom fantastic neighbour really nice man. Caron Lord Byron: R.I.P. Mr Hickman great teacher x x Mark Ewer: Good teacher really liked having metalwork with him. Ruth Brown: He was my form tutor at Ryles Park when I was 16. RIP Tom. Sarah Hutchinson: Ah we looked after Tom in hospital, what a lovely bloke. RIP Tom xx ●● OUR report on a family of 10 who are desperately searching for a new home also generated a lot of responses (Express, April 22). Peter Martin: The welfare systems we have in this country are supposed to be in place to support those in genuine need and who have not exacerbated their own situation.
I hope that they find a place to be together. Debbie Parkinson: Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to have, I gave up childminding to care for my little girl when she