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Leigh

(lē), town (1991 pop. 42,627), Wigan metropolitan district, NW England, in the Greater Manchester metropolitan area. Industries include cotton and rayon mills, metalworks, and machinery and electrical goods plants.
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1. Mike. born 1943, British dramatist and theatre, film, and television director, noted for his use of improvisation. His plays include Abigail's Party (1977), and his films include High Hopes (1988), Secrets and Lies (1996), and All or Nothing (2002)
2. Vivien, real name Vivian Hartley. 1913--67, English stage and film actress. Her films include Gone with the Wind (1939) and A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), for both of which she won Oscars

Leigh

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a town in NW England, in Wigan unitary authority, Greater Manchester: engineering industries. Pop.: 43 006 (2001)
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"It was daunting quitting work, but with Lucy's encouragement I made the leap," Leigh said.
The second day of racing saw drier conditions, Leigh was overtaken at the start of the race but fought back to regain the advantage and hold on to beat Max Lofthouse by just 0.2 seconds.
Brierley said: "I'd be stupid and lying if I said that there's been no sort of issues between players at the Wolfpack and Leigh Centurions.
"My 13-year-old son has watched every episode, [so] it opened up a conversation that I might have waited longer to have," Leigh shared.
Born in Holt, near Wrexham, and a graduate of Aberystwyth University, Leigh was that rarest of things - a middle class scholar participating in a working class sport.
"We always have to shop for blinds," the kids whined, and Leigh couldn't contradict them.
"Leigh being a Super League club again would also be massive for the town.
Leigh: Quentin's thing is "I don't want anybody to get up until they have to.
Chase also set up a try for Junior Sau with a neat kick when Leigh fought back to 22-12, and prevented a late touchdown with a crunching tackle on Mickey Higham.
Leigh also played in the Highland League for Keith, Turriff and Huntly.
Leigh Griffiths used to slug down Irn-Bru and tuck into tea cakes.
Andrew Leigh remained impassive while the guilty verdict was returned at Birmingham Crown Court this afternoon.