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Stockport is a metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester in North West England. It twinned with the French town of Béziers in 1972 and the German town of Heilbronn in 1982.

Its history is rich and varied and has the Robinson's brewery still making ales. It used to be a centre for making hats, and there is a fine Hat Museum on the A6.

Stockport is a relatively large town with a population of about 300,000. It comprises a large built-up town centre around the A6 and several villages including Bramhall, Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme, Davenport, Hazel Grove, Heald Green and Marple.

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