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.
n Cheerio Retiring lollipop woman Joyce Woods says goodbye to her young friends THERE were fears for the future when pupils of a village school said farewell to retiring school crossing patrol worker Joyce Woods.
Amanda Johnston, 38, a lollipop woman who escorts children from both Holy Cross and the neighbouring Protestant Wheatfield Primary School to class, insisted she witnessed a carload of republicans from the lower Ardoyne drive into a loyalist youth who was erecting flags on the road.
Retired cleaning manager Mary Reck, cleaner Josephine Adams, special needs driver Diane Galt, lollipop woman Elizabeth Watson, cleaning supervisor Lily Carson, home carer Carol Farrell and catering assistant Grace Fowler, are all seeking back pay.