My Stockport

My Stockport: Kate O’Brien

Kate O’Brien, 38, works as an artist, with her own shop and studio in Stockport’s historic Market Hall. She was born in Nottingham, raised in Whaley Bridge, and moved to Stockport around ten years ago. Favourite Stockport pub? It depends on what mood I’m in really, and there are so many good ones now, especially around the market place. Last time I ventured out I really enjoyed the cocktails at The Good Rebel; the Espresso Martinis are particularly awesome! I can’t really see any need to venture into Manchester anymore with places like this on the doorstep. Favourite Stockport restaurant?

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My Stockport: Matt Stambach

Matt Stambach, 33, lives in Reddish and works as a Private Client Tax Manager. Born at Stepping Hill, he has lived in Stockport his whole life, apart from a two-year hiatus in central Cheshire. Favourite Stockport pub? The Griffin in Heald Green. Favourite Stockport restaurant? The Blue Nile in Hazel Grove. Favourite Stockport shop? The Stockport County club shop!  Best thing about Stockport? Edgeley Park. Funniest thing you’ve ever seen in Stockport? Saw a car come out of a car park on a frosty day, slide across the road, hit the curb and very slowly roll over. The driver was

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