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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Lollipop man Patrick Nolan, 83, on duty outside Our Lady and St Rose of Lima Catholic School in Weoley Castle.
WORRIED Top right, Nigel Evans and his daughter Rhian are worried that Gateshead Council are planning to ditch the lollipop man outside her school in Lobley Hill.
We are blessed to have such an excellent lollipop man where other parts of the city struggle to fill these vacancies.
The 60s saw the replacement of the red torches with fluorescent sleeves and bright jackets to help drivers see the Lollipop Man or Woman.
Alastair, of Rugeley, began work as a lollipop man at Gentleshaw Primary School two years ago after the local community mounted a campaign for his appointment.
The person who sends in the best reason why their nominated lollipop man or woman should be crowned 'Lollipop Idol 2010' will win themselves a Wii Fit Plus console and game - and also one for their winning Lollipop Idol.
HIS mates give him stick for it, but 16-year-old Ben Bryant doesn't care - he is proud to be our youngest lollipop man.
His new title comes courtesy of Kwik Fit Insurance, which this year staged a search for the UK's best lollipop man or woman.
Head teacher Rebecca Coogan said: "Our lollipop man George retired some time ago and has not been replaced, I think because noone has been found to take on the job.
A DRUNKEN thug who killed a lollipop man in an unprovoked street attack was yesterday jailed for five and a half years.
Parents of children at Malvern Primary School, in Huyton, are campaigning to save their lollipop man Alan Lang, who is based at the junction of Childwall Lane and Malvern Avenue.