Our Aims – Local Business

Our Aims

everyone

can help local
businesses

Supporting the local economy following the coronavirus crisis

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Local Business

Over the past weeks and months, the coronavirus has caused devastation and touched every one of us. It may have affected our health & wellbeing and those around us and has had a big impact on our local economy.

The first phase of the One Stockport campaign is focusing on Stockport’s Economic Recovery – supporting businesses as they reopen and begin to recover from the effects of the coronavirus; encouraging people to ‘shop locally’ and safely, and building confidence in people as they ease out of lockdown.

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Support Us

How can I help to support Local Businesses?

  • Shop and Buy local

    where you can to support our local economy.

  • Work, do business, eat and drink in Stockport

    when and where it is safe to do so in line with national and social distancing guidelines.

  • Show your support to One Stockport

    download the One Stockport toolkit and use the One Stockport logo as you go about your daily working life.

  • Stay Flexible

    by embracing digital technology workers can enjoy more flexible working arrangements, improving their work-life balance.

  • Develop new and exciting ways of working

    by building new partnerships and supporting our business communities, we can all become better connected.

Testimonials

Music Magpie owner testimonial

“Being a proud Stockport business at the heart of the Borough, musicMagpie is delighted to have been part of the new ‘One Stockport’ initiative.

We are excited to see the town unite under one brand as we all look forward to restoring both business and consumer confidence after such a difficult time for so many people.”

Steve Oliver

Chair of Stockport Economic Alliance and CEO of musicMagpie

Hazel Grove Mutual

“At the end of March I set up Hazel Grove Mutual Aid, just 3 weeks later we had over 90 volunteers. We have helped hundreds of people with companion calls, shopping, dog walking, prescription collection and delivery, furniture moving, welfare visits and much more to support our local community and are ready to organise community events so no one feels isolated and alone.”

Christine Carrigan

Founder - Hazel Grove Mutual

Louise Parrott-Bates

“Stockport feels like a place where we are all in this together with one shared objective meeting community and individual need. We need to maintain the impetus of community groups and this sense of togetherness.”

Louise Parrott-Bates

CEO – Pure Innovations

Your safety is our

number one priority