lollipop lady

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lollipop lady

A person who helps school children cross trafficked roads in the UK during the school year. The name refers to the large signs he or she holds to attract the attention of traffic, which resemble lollipops.
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Road safety charity Brake said research suggested the reason for the decline in the number of lollipop men and women, who are typically paid between pounds 6 and pounds 7 an hour, was an increasing atmosphere of violence and intimidation.
The news comes just weeks after it was revealed that some Birmingham lollipop men and women were facing the axe after city councillors were forced to sanction "efficiency savings" after going over budget.
uk Liverpool council currently spends nearly PS570,000 a year on lollipop men and women outside 96 schools.
So here's a question we could ask to every aspiring councillor in the last few days of the campaign: do you agree that the repayment of that PS14m Ricoh loan should be used to save our libraries, lollipop men and women, disabled children's transport, jobs service for the most vulnerable and the other services under threat?
For many months, school crossing patrols - lollipop men and women - have been under threat as a result of the huge cuts being passed down to our city.
Kirklees currently has 15 vacancies for lollipop men and women.
A council today hit out at drivers who are breaking the law by ignoring lollipop men and women.
Lollipop men and women were introduced in 1953 to protect children in an age of rapidly growing car ownership.
Lollipop men and women have returned to school crossings across the country after a recruitment drive filled vacancies left empty for years.
It's good to know that half-a-century since lollipop men and women were introduced as a result of the School Crossings Act, political correctness has not meant we've had to change their title.
AT the end of a week when they have been in the news, it's a good time to pay tribute to this city's lollipop men and women.
NEARLY 200 lollipop men and ladies face the axe as cash-strapped Birmingham council chiefs battle to balance the books.