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A local council has denied banning a lollipop lady from giving high-fives. The crossing-guard, who stands outside Grindon Hall Christian School in Sunderland, has become well-known for her friendly gestures that she uses to greet the pupils. Chris Gray, principal at the school, told the Sunderland Echo: "We, as a school, love having our lollipop lady. She's been very popular since she started at the school. "I'm sure the council have good reason for doing this, but it does seem a pity and excessive." However, Sunderland City Council (more) »

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