South Devon - Lollipop lauded for sticking to it

4th June 2010 at 01:00

An 82-year-old lollipop man is among those being honored for their long service to school road safety in South Devon.

Charlie Launder is Torbay's oldest crossing patroller, serving the Drew Street site in Brixham and Eden Park Primary School pupils.

Mr Launder received a five-year award from Torbay mayor Nick Bye on Wednesday.

There are currently 25 school crossing patrols on Torbay Council's books, with the longest serving lollipop having fulfilled the role for 19 years. KM.

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