Friday, May 15, 2020
TRY OUR SECOND BRIGG BLOG QUIZ ABOUT SHOPS & BUSINESSES
Several hundred people took a look at Brigg Blog's first quiz about town shops & businesses - posted a few days ago.
As promised here's Quiz No. 2 on the same theme. See how you do, then scroll down for the answers.
1. Eddie was the 'big cheese' at which highly regarded Wrawby Street grocery shop?
2. Top of the pops with thirsty Brigg kids years ago, this company thought our northerly part of Lincolnshire was just capital, and even sent lorries round to deliver to the door in the 1960s. Nice one, Cyril!
3. People from the smaller settlements surrounding Brigg joined townsfolk to buy their vinyl singles and LPs from this shop at 49 Wrawby Street; and in the 1980s it offered free video hire membership.
4. Surname of the Grammar School Road convenience store proprietor whose faithful dog accompanied him to work.
5. Family-run shop in the Market Place which kitted out kids for school and closed soon after the new millennium arrived.
6. Harry kept his restaurant name short but had a long list of popular customers on both floors. Was was his eatery called?
7. National discount retailer that did not hang about when a prime site presented itself in the 1980s with buses delivering customers to the door.
8. This floor-covering specialist near the Monument shared something with the footballing Iron.
9. Your money always went further at which national chain's long and narrow Wrawby Street shop. It didn't Costa lot to fill your basket?
10. Mumby's place specialised in china and lighting. What was it called?
2. LAWS (Lindsey Aerated Water Supply).
3. Record Village.
7. Kwik Save.
8. United Carpets.
Watch out for our next Brigg quiz.