crossing guard

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Noun1.crossing guard - someone who helps people (especially children) at a traffic crossingcrossing guard - someone who helps people (especially children) at a traffic crossing
lollipop lady, lollipop woman - a woman hired to help children cross a road safely near a school
traffic cop - a policeman who controls the flow of automobile traffic
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A spokesman for the local authority said: "We are always happy to listen to our communities and have taken on board the request for a school crossing patroller in this area.
The People's Champion prize at the Star Awards went to Woodside School crossing patroller Bill esslemont.
Lynda Kellie, who is a school crossing patroller atWishaw Academy and St Ignatius Primary and a playground assistant at Cleland Primary, is planning to shave off her long locks for The Little Princess Trust.
Now the 83-year-old school crossing patroller from Cathcart, Glasgow, is to be honoured with a long service award.
Before 1953, there were people who helped children cross, probably from the early 1930s, but we do not know for certain yet who was the first School Crossing Patroller as there are many claims to this.
The woman, who had been a school crossing patroller for around 10 years, had crossed from the east to west footpath on Hillfoot Road with the children as they made their way to nearby Forehill Primary just before the incident.
Crazy phrases such as "school crossing patroller" for lollipop lady and "the public realm" for streets and parks are to be given the boot.
The campaign, which is supported by road safety officers' governing body LARSOA and accident prevention charity RoSPA, aims to discover the country's most deserving school crossing patroller.
A school crossing patroller is set to be introduced near to Bishopton Primary.
Former school crossing patroller Val Morgan who retired last month
I AM a school crossing patroller (what used to be known as a lollipop man) in Coatbridge and I am amazed at the amount of cars that do not stop when I am helping children to cross.
The campaign aims to discover the country's most deserving school crossing patroller.

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