Food & Drink

The Viaduct Advent Calendar: Day 5 – Pizza Voucher from I Knead Pizza

COMPETITION DETAILS FOR DAY 5 CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS ARTICLE It’s been a tough year for everyone in Stockport, with our town placed under the strictest restrictions for the majority of 2020. Stuck in Tier 3 for the next few weeks at least, unfortunately things don’t look like improving any time soon. Here at The Viaduct, we’d love to make life better for Stopfordians if we could, but we can’t let you go and have a few beers on the Market. Or pop over to Redrock to catch a film. Or even enjoy a Christmas show

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The Viaduct Advent Calendar: Day 2 – Mini Keg of Monkey Business from Fool Hardy Ales

COMPETITION DETAILS FOR DAY 2 CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS ARTICLE It’s been a tough year for everyone in Stockport, with our town placed under the strictest restrictions for the majority of 2020. Stuck in Tier 3 for the next few weeks at least, unfortunately things don’t look like improving any time soon. Here at The Viaduct, we’d love to make life better for Stopfordians if we could, but we can’t let you go and have a few beers on the Market. Or pop over to Redrock to catch a film. Or even enjoy a Christmas show

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The Viaduct Advent Calendar: Day 1 – Chocolate Hamper from Simon Dunn Chocolatier

COMPETITION DETAILS FOR DAY 1 CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS ARTICLE It’s been a tough year for everyone in Stockport, with our town placed under the strictest restrictions for the majority of 2020. Still in Tier 3 for the next few weeks at least, unfortunately things don’t look like improving any time soon. Here at The Viaduct, we’d love to make life better for Stopfordians if we could, but we can’t let you go and have a few beers on the Market. Or pop over to Redrock to catch a film. Or even enjoy a Christmas show

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The ultimate Stockport Christmas shopping guide!

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is currently worth 194 billion dollars. That’s quite a lot of money, isn’t it? He probably doesn’t need your support this Christmas. But businesses in Stockport do, now more so than ever after the trials and tribulations of this year. Yes, it’s easy to buy stuff off Amazon, with the internet giant listing every product that’s ever been made. But that’s where The Viaduct comes in! Because we’ve made it just as easy to find all your Christmas presents in one place, with our ultimate Stockport Christmas shopping guide. This list will be updated on a daily

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MP calls on Sainsbury’s to halt plans to close Stockport store

Plans to close a major supermarket in the heart of Stockport have been challenged by the MP. Navendu Mishra this week wrote to Sainsbury’s Chief Executive Simon Roberts to ask him to reconsider the move to shut the Sainsbury’s Stockport Superstore in Warren Street. In his letter Mr Mishra raised concerns that the decision will impact thousands of people across Stockport, including the 87 employees who now face the prospect of losing their livelihoods just weeks before Christmas. He stated that “In the middle of a pandemic and in precarious economic circumstances, this is incredibly worrying news, and I would

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Stockport Blind Date – Jon and Claire

Jon, a 40-year-old senior information manager from Wilmslow, meets Claire, a 33-year-old scientist from Edgeley. JON ON CLAIRE What were you hoping for from your date?To have a fun and enjoyable evening and to see where things go. First impressions of Claire?Really bubbly and talkative and we were on the same wavelength. What did you talk about?We spoke about loads of different things including family, jobs, sport, each other’s backgrounds, travelling, music and the fact that I’m a southerner! Any awkward moments?None whatsoever. What did you have to eat?Curry. Good table manners?Yes! What were your thoughts on the restaurant?Nice restaurant

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Stockport in Tier 2 – Reaction

October the 14th. The date on which Usher was born in 1978, the channel Dave launched on Freeview in 2007, and when Felix Baumgartner hurtled towards the Earth from a balloon in space in 2012. Nothing as exciting on this particular date in 2020, although it’s certainly an important one, as Stockport is placed in Tier 2 under the latest Coronavirus restrictions. For now, our pubs and bars can remain open. In places like Liverpool, under Tier 3, it’s a very different story, with pubs and bars having to close their doors immediately. As with the rest of the UK,

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A Tribute To Bredbury Hall

Checking into the hotel on a Saturday night, picking up your room card and having a chat with the friendly members of staff who all know you as a regular. Cheeky bottle of vodka in your room with your mates, with a few 80s or 90s bangers playing to accompany your shit, shower and shave. Heading down to the residents’ bar for a couple of drinks, and always chuckling at the mix of Stockport locals and stags and hens from across the UK descending on this weird and wonderful place in Bredbury. Sticking on your wristband and heading down the

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Calling All Stockport Singles!

2020 hasn’t been the best of years so far, has it? But it could be about to get a whole lot better, if you’re single and looking for love! To celebrate the launch of The Viaduct website, we’ve teamed up with a number of restaurants across Stockport, and we’re offering a special meal for two for any singles in Stockport who would like to take part in our ‘Stockport Blind Date’ feature. The process is a simple one. We’re currently accepting applications from singles who would like to take part. We’ll pair you up with someone of the correct age

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