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'The Lightstrung' area

So named because the Lightstrung Cycle Company was started close by, the area became best known as the bus stop. The name still survives today among older people but is listed as Skinners Hill on the bus timetables now.

These two cyclists were placed on the green area at the foot of Skinners Hill in early 2018 when the OVO Women's Cycle Tour started one stage from Rushden Hall Park.

In November they were decorated with poppies for the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day, and remained until Christmas when the 'cyclists' were adorned with red tinsel.

flower bed
Decorated for 2018 OVO Women's Cycle Tour
Cycles decorated for Xmas 2018



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