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The joint winners of this quiz were Wendy Deverell and Brian Fairclough, well done - emails received within 2 minutes of each other!
Click here for the answers
15 missing vowels...
1. BRM
2. HGHHLL
3. SHTN
4. SVNSTRS
5. WND
6. SPLL
7. SHFLDHS
8. GSGRN
9. RRLL
10. GLLRS
11. THRSSTRS
12. PHLLND
13. WSTWD
14. BLLHY
15. NC
 
10 cryptic clues...
16. Bouncy meadow
17. Coloured stone
18. Monastery ponds
19. Not down Dutch
20. Poultry bird, envious
21. Waterproof boot
22. Yearn discharge
23. Male hog's boss
24. Fortified mound
25. Tree slope
 
5 more... Who, Why What, When, Where?
26. Who?
Rub my toe and make a wish! Who am I?
27. Why?
The River Douglas used to pass through Crompton Street in the town centre. It was re-navigated in the early 1890's, why?
28. What?
Made by James Naylor of the Wiend, an object that was trusted by many locals. What am I?
29. When?
The swimming "boom" in Wigan has been quite fantastic since the opening of the magnificent 800,000 Olympic-standard Millgate Baths in May ____?
30. Where?
Where is Eric Blair's plaque situated?
 

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INSTRUCTIONS:

15 missing vowels...
Places / building names that have the vowels missing.
eg. MRSHGRN=Marsh Green
Can you name them all?

10 cryptic clues...
Cryptic definitions of places in Wigan.
eg. Modern suburb=Newtown

5 more...
Who, Why, What, When, Where? General knowledge questions, all Wigan-related.
 

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