Heaton Norris

2020 in Heaton Norris

Throughout the month of October, The Viaduct will be publishing a series of articles on what life has been like in Stockport in 2020, since the town was placed under lockdown back in March following the initial outbreak of the Coronavirus. From local businesses to social groups, schools to residents, we’ll be speaking to people from across the town to get a variety of perspectives on how this year has affected them. To kick off this new series of features, we start with the place the editor of The Viaduct spent the first 18 years of his life – Heaton

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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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