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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DON'T STOP ME NOW Lollipop lady Betty gives her famous wave to the delight of Chris Evans and the crowd on Channel 4 show TFI Friday
Lollipop lady Carol Potter calls |on the city council to do a U-turn, and (right) with others protesting at plans to axe crossing patrols
Lollipop lady Val Atkins wears a hat mounted robo-cam to record her morning's work in Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
She says: 'I had never thought about becoming a lollipop lady before a friend of mine who used to do the job suggested it to me.
Ernie Sutton, treasurer of the British Beatles Fan Club, said: "I feel this would have little effect as fans will still stop to pose for photos even if there is a lollipop lady.
If they can't get a lollipop lady then they should put in a zebra crossing.
COME rain or shine dedicated lollipop lady Shirley Hutchinson has been helping Teesside children cross the road for 30 years.
Meanwhile, the daughter of a lollipop lady who > was among the most seriously injured when she was hit by the car has paid tribute to her mother, calling her "a real hero and soldier".
LOLLIPOP lady Dorothy Gaffney is back on the beat - at the same spot where she helped kids across the road 30 years ago.
He added: "In 2005 the lollipop lady was knocked down and seriously hurt and never returned to her job.
Doreen is more than just a lollipop lady, she's an integral part of the school community and plays a crucial role in the safety of the pupils, so we're delighted to name her the winner for the North East.
Mary has been working as a lollipop lady for 23 years, starting when her three children went to Christ Church Woodhouse School.