At the time of its construction it was the largest viaduct in the world and represented a major feat of Victorian engineering. It was a key pioneering feature of the railway age carrying trains, people and prosperity between Manchester and Birmingham.
Stockport Progress and Recovery Centre (SPARC) in Cale Green, which helps people with mental health problems, has used a lottery grant to buy an electronic drum kit and recording equipment for their new music studio.
The centre was established as charity in 1985 and supports adults who have a mental health problem http://www.sparc4me.org.uk/ Ann plays the drums with volunteer Dave Rourke.
The summer Fair at Elm’s Court sheltered housing scheme in Offerton was a lovely event. In the picture with me is with Brendan Cojeen from the Wellspring – whose son lives at Elm Court, which is a housing association scheme for older people and people with disabilities. Everyone has their own flat.