Second Mineralized Zone Announced in Phase 1 Regolith Sampling Returning Gold Grades to 127 g/t From Selected Samples

HALIFAX, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Stockport Exploration Inc. (TSX: SPT) (OTC: LMTCF) is announcing sampling results from the second of five zones as part of its Phase 1 regolith sampling program at the SPL 214 license from within the Company's 2,020 km2 Kenyan concessions.

The second target, Ahero, is located 500 meters to the north of the first announced target, Kasidho (see news release January 8th 2014).  Currently Ahero is defined by anomalous gold results over a surface area measuring approximately 550m x 400m. The company completed 44 sampling pits in the Ahero area, and similar to the previous Phase 1 sampling at Kasidho, targeted quartz rubble bands within the regolith that range in measured true thickness from 0.1m to 1.0m. Individual samples from within pits containing a quartz rubble band were sampled over an average interval length of 0.2m.   Quartz rubble material at Ahero has been logged at a density of 3% - 60% and presents as rounded, sub rounded and angular quartz. Highlighted samples returned gold values of 127.2 g/t, 95.3 g/t, 31.4 g/t and 16.2 g/t.   A table of significant Ahero sampling results appears below.

"We are very pleased with the continued results we are seeing from our Phase 1 sampling program", said Jim Megann Stockport Exploration President and CEO.  "Ahero represent a significant target for us in both in terms of surface dimension and potential grade. Our sampling work in Phase 1 is currently focused on a total of 5 target areas on the SPL 214 concession, as well as potentially expanding the Ahero target announced today".

The Company is currently undertaking a two-phased exploration program. Phase 1 consists of sampling, metallurgy, and procurement of access and environmental approvals. The Company is assessing SPL 214's potential to support a small-scale surface mining operation. Based on results from Phase 1, a Phase 2 program may establish a small-scale mining operation.

Project sampling protocols include sampling of bedrock, where exposed, as well as the quartz rubble zones that occur within overlying regolith. Bedrock samples typically consist of continuous chip samples of exposed outcroppings of quartz veins or associated wallrock. Quartz rubble samples are typically collected as aggregates of coarse material from specific intervals or horizons exposed within hand-dug pits that measure up to 2 metres in total depth.

Stockport intends to continue Phase 1 evaluation of SPL 214 and expects to determine if the Company will proceed to Phase 2 work program in 2014.

Significant Ahero Assay Results

Sample Easting* Northing* Pit Description Au g/t
307666 677853 9922635 1 quartz rubble picked randomly from pit-with V.G 95.3**
307741 677765 9923571 2-3 quartz vein fragments 31.45
307747 677765 9923570 2-3 quartz rubble over 0.22m 4.13
307742 677614 9923480 4-3 quartz rubble over 0.07m 16.29
307743 677570 9923654 5-3 quartz rubble over 0.22m, mainly subangular and angular 1.87
307624 677550 9923200 6 duplicate of 307624 9.15
307745 677615 9923523 7-3 quartz rubble trapped in laterite over 0.36m followed by quartz rubble over 0.42m with less laterite. 1.9
307656 677853 9922635 11 quartz rubble held by laterite 2.84
307658 677853 9922635 11 quartz rubble held by laterite 1.65
307660 677853 9922635 11 quartz boulders 2.7
307667 677853 9922635 11 large subangular boulder from pit-with V.G 127.26**
302761 677608 9923367 n/a   1.71
302762 677582 9923476 n/a   2.02
302763 677619 9923542 n/a   1.95
302769 677633 9923297 n/a   2.43
307305 677649 9923543 n/a rock sample, Qv in artisanal working 7.2
BM50723-42 677771 9923491 n/a rock sample 12.89

Notes: * UTM Coordination - Arc 1960 Zone 36S Datum; ** Fire assay screen metallics preparation; VG denotes visible gold

About Stockport Exploration Inc.:

Stockport is focused on the exploration of a district-scale land package along a prolific gold-hosting greenstone belt in southwest Kenya. The 2,020 km2 property package has potential to host various mineral deposit types, the most prominent being those of Lode-Gold and Copper-Zinc-Gold-Silver massive sulphide association. Stockport also holds the La Morena Copper-Silver property in Coahuila, Mexico, the Seymour Lake Tantalum-Lithium-Beryllium property near Armstrong, Ontario, and the KM61 property, which hosts a National Instrument 43-101 compliant Molybdenum-Copper-Silver resource, also near Armstrong, Ontario.

This press release was prepared under the supervision of Peter Webster, P. Geo., who is President of Mercator Geological Services Limited and a Qualified Person as defined under National Instrument 43-101.  Mr. Webster has visited SPL 214 and reviewed the scientific and technical information in this press release.  Standards, duplicates and blanks were submitted by Stockport with the samples reported in this release for QA/QC monitoring purposes.  Samples were stored in numbered, tamper-proof tagged gunny sacks at a locked building onsite prior to delivery by Company vehicles and drivers to an independent preparation facility in Kisumu.  Analytical results reported in this press release were provided by either ALS Chemex Laboratories in Johannesburg, South Africa or Genalysis Laboratories in Johannesburg, South Africa or Perth, Australia. Samples were typically analyzed using standard preparation procedures followed by gold analysis by FA/AA methods.  Screen metallics assay methods were used for selected samples that are noted in tabulation of results that appears in this press release.

Forward-Looking Information:

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address future production, reserve potential, continuity of mineralization, exploration drilling, exploitation activities and events or developments that the Company expects are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. For more information on the Company and the risk factors inherent in its business, investors should review the Company's Annual Information Form at www.sedar.com

SOURCE Stockport Exploration Inc.

For further information:

STOCKPORT EXPLORATION
Jim Megann
President and CEO
(902) 482-1240
jmegann@stockportexploration.com
www.stockportexploration.com