Nearly 10 weeks after launching their Instagram account, Stockport Council are highlighting 10 reasons why Instagrammers should follow their account.
1. You can find out about events – Events such as Stockport Folk Festival (20-30 April) are regularly highlighted to keep followers updated on what is worth visiting in the town.
2. See what’s coming to Stockport in the future – The latest announcements are regularly pointed out, such as coffee connoisseurs Mango Bean Coffee who are set to open their latest coffee shop at the £45m Redrock development in Stockport later this year.
3. You can see different areas of the borough – Who knew that Stockport Viaduct could look so beautiful? Photos such as this are regularly posted to the Council’s followers.
4. Celebrating Stockport – It is not just their own posts, Stockport Council regularly shares your photos and videos from around the borough too!
5. Painting a picture – As well as photos and videos, Stockport Council also post some of the best artistic impressions of Stockport.
6. Calling all Fashionistas – Did you know Stockport hats were so stylish? Instagrammers who liked this post did!
7. Culture Vulture – Stockport is home to lots of culture, none more so than in the heart of Stockport at the Plaza!
8. Stay Outdoors – A big feature of living or working in Stockport is the abundance of parks and gardens it has. Whatever your interest, Stockport has it all!
9. Remembering those past and present – Civic ceremonies such as Commonwealth Day play a big part in featured posts.
10. Take a sneak peek – inside some of the boroughs most visited attractions such as Bramall Hall!
Councillor David Sedgwick, Stockport Councils Executive Member for Reform and Governance, said:
“Following our Instagram account is of benefit for anyone who uses the social media platform as it means you can now see all of our iconic buildings, markets, events, culture and hidden gems through the photo-sharing apps many different photographic filters.
“We’d also love to see snaps and videos of your favourite places across the borough too, either by using the hashtag #stockportcouncil or by tagging us with @stockportcouncil so we can re-gram our favourites.”