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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 3rd September, 2010)

Giant Pencils

Giant Pencils
Giant pencils at Aspull Church Primary School crossing on Bolton Road.

Photo: David Barker  (Nikon D3000 18mm -55mm VR)
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Comment by: gerald pilkington canada on 3rd September 2010 at 00:47

do you still have the lollipop person

Comment by: sane man on 3rd September 2010 at 02:20

i like it

Comment by: Mick on 3rd September 2010 at 06:29

They should have put up a big ruler that way kids could have checked how much they had grown every few weeks.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 3rd September 2010 at 09:34


There is a lollipop person but they are dressed as a giant eraser...

Comment by: Gareth on 3rd September 2010 at 10:58

What would the council like to call this ' Progress ' or ' Modern Design ' . What on earth would car drivers think of it.

Comment by: Jon on 3rd September 2010 at 18:31

Is this a theme outside schools? A school in Ashton has them outside too.

Comment by: pat on 3rd September 2010 at 18:54

Yes, I think they are a great fun idea, and made me smile when I first saw them. The children must love them. Well done to whoever thought of, and designed this one.

Comment by: ..dot com mrs taylor mrs bamber on 3rd September 2010 at 20:02

what happened to the giant cone

Comment by: David Barker on 4th September 2010 at 00:47

Thanks everyone for you comments.

Comment by: Derek Platt on 4th September 2010 at 01:00

Where's the pencil sharpener

Comment by: Ken R on 5th September 2010 at 23:53

Good one David. When were these pencils installed?
I can't see the likeness of the cow in the school yard,( thats a moo cow and not any other.)

Comment by: David Barker on 6th September 2010 at 19:22

Hi Ken think the pencils were put up a few weeks ago but not sure,the cow is still in the school grounds,been vandalised a few times, nothing safe these days.

Comment by: Elaine on 3rd February 2011 at 22:30

This is a cute way to dress up a cross walk! I like it. It must make people smile to pass by it or when they use it, especially the children!

Comment by: Emma on 15th September 2013 at 15:10

the lolipop man is still there also it is great for the kids to cross at lots of children cross there I love it. thank you

Comment by: emma on 15th September 2013 at 15:12

the cow hasn't been vandalised some children fronme that school did it with some teachers and it is still there they have always kept the cow

Comment by: alex on 15th September 2013 at 15:14

the lolipop man is not dressed up as an eraser

Comment by: lily on 15th September 2013 at 15:16

the car drivers love it thanks for comments and thanks for buildinng them my dauter feels a lot safer crossing the road now

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