" The Conservatives and Lib Dem opposition groups had accused the Labour-led council of betrayal for placing the lollipop ladies
in the firing line, and a campaign led by the Birmingham Mail last year saved them first time around.
A report to Sunderland City Council's Cabinet proposed that the authority should remove lollipop ladies
and men from anywhere with a zebra crossing or traffic lights and minor routes to save cash.
Because lollipop ladies
and men are part of what makes a community.
in Nuneaton, where the pilot scheme is being tested, are confident the pounds 900 cameras will save lives.
The leading road safety officer with Wrexham Council, Sheila Humphreys-Jones, said motorists' tempers were spilling over, even with the often elderly lollipop ladies
trying to help children get to school safe
"The reason all five lollipop ladies
are going is because we all have traffic lights on our roads.
were introduced in 1954 and there are currently about 8,000 in the UK.
are becoming hi-tech spies in the war on rogue drivers who endanger kids outside schools.
One of the songs, performedon aDVD sent along with paintings and drawings to judges includes the line: "All lollipop ladies
are not the same, Sheila will always remember your name."
REGARDING the age of lollipop ladies
and men (Birmingham Mail letters, January 6).
HEADCAMS being pioneered by lollipop ladies
in Nuneaton have attracted interest on the other side of the Channel.
Mother and daughter lollipop ladies
Kath and Mary Vale outside Bentley Heath School LB180208lolli-10 Picture, Loretta Brennan