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ANSWERS

15 missing vowels...
1. BRM Abram
2. HGHHLL Haigh Hall
3. SHTN Ashton
4. SVNSTRS Seven Stars
5. WND Wiend
6. SPLL Aspull
7. SHFLDHS Ashfield House
8. GSGRN Goose Green
9. RRLL Orrell
10. GLLRS Galleries
11. THRSSTRS Three Sisters
12. PHLLND Up Holland
13. WSTWD Westwood
14. BLLHY Bull Hey
15. NC Ince
 
10 cryptic clues...
16. Bouncy meadow Springfield
17. Coloured stone Red Rock
18. Monastery ponds Abbey Lakes
19. Not down Dutch Up Holland
20. Poultry bird, envious Goose Green
21. Waterproof boot Whelley
22. Yearn discharge Longshoot
23. Male hog's boss Boars Head
24. Fortified mound Castle Hill
25. Tree slope Beech Hill
 
5 more... Who, Why What, When, Where?
26. Who?
Rub my toe and make a wish! Who am I? Sir Francis Sharp Powell, reference to statue in Mesnes Park
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? To build Central Station
28. What?
Made by James Naylor of the Wiend, an object that was trusted by many locals. What am I? Miner's safety lamp
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 ____? 1966
30. Where?
Where is Eric Blair's plaque situated? opp. Pepper Mill on Sovereign Road car park
 

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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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