Is this Britain’s brightest city street?

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An incredible display of festive illuminations has become a visitor attraction in aid of a good cause.

The majority of houses on Stone Brig Lane in Rothwell have been festooned with elaborate Christmas lights this year as part of a charity fundraising drive.

Stone Brig Lane, Rothwell, Britains most festive street?

Stone Brig Lane, Rothwell, Britains most festive street?

The Stone Brig Lights event has been running for several years and brings residents of the suburban street together with a common cause.

Among the displays - which also take over front gardens - are sliding penguins and skiing snowmen.

Thousands of visitors descend on the road for the festive ‘drive-by’ entertainment each year.

This year, the Stone Brig Lane team are raising money for two local charities - the Tea Cosy Memory Cafe in Rothwell, which supports people with dementia, and Candlelighters, a children’s cancer appeal.

They have set themselves a target of £1,000 and have so far collected over £400 on their Justgiving page.

This year, added entertainment included actors dressed as elves and reindeers who posed for photos with children.

The lights are switched on at 4.30pm every evening and remain illuminated until 10pm.

To donate to the Justgiving page, visit