Stockport Express

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The Stockport Express

The Stockport Express is the local newspaper is the local newspaper to Stockport, the paper is published every Wednesday and has a paid-for circulation of 10,000. The paper has a sister paper the “Stockport Times” which is published the day after the Stockport Express. It is owned by the Manchester Evening News and owned by the Trinity Mirror PLC. In 2009 the offices were relocated from Stockport to Manchester

Newspaper Stockport Express news woman working

Advertising department in the old Stockport Express building

Stockport Express newspaper news worker work

Stockport Express worker

Stockport Express reporters desk

Stockport Express reporters desk

Stockport

Stockport is a town in Greater Manchester, the River Goyt and River Tame meet and form the River Mersey. In the 19th century the dominating industries was the cotton one but Stockport also became the centre of the country’s hatting industry, that was exporting more than six million hats per year by 1884, the last hat works was closed in 1997. One of the landmarks in Stockport is the Viaduct that is 111 ft high and has four railway tracks over the River Mersey at the time on construction in 1840 is was the largest viaduct in the world, and is currently a Grade II* listed structure, it featured many times in the background of many of L. S. Lowry paintings. In 2011 the population was just over 137,000, the town is six miles from Manchester making it an ideal location for commuters. 

Stockport Express newspaper news work tie suit

Chair with a suit tie on the back at Stockport Express

Stockport Express newspaper news

The Stockport Express newspaper

Stockport Express newspaper news

Pictured editorial sub at the Stockport Express

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Pictured Editorial management at Stockport Express

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