Key announcements

Our council tax and benefits online systems and forms may be unavailable on Saturday 21 May between 8am and 2pm due to planned maintenance. Details of how to offer support to Ukraine residents fleeing war, and where to find information and advice are on our City of Sanctuary webpage

School crossing patrols

School crossing patrol wardens (lollipop men and women) can stop traffic to allow both adults and children to cross the road safely. Only trained school crossing patrol wardens can use a stop sign (lollipop) and they must only operate in designated sites.

Parents and guardians remain responsible for ensuring the safety of their children, even where a school crossing patrol is provided.

If you’re interested in becoming a school crossing patrol warden, please visit WM Jobs to view our vacancies.

For further information on school crossing patrol signals and rules for pedestrians and motorists, please download the ‘school crossing patrol (lollipop man & woman) signals’ document.

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