Big Green Bookshop wins first award

<p>Wood Green independent The Big Green Bookshop has won its first award since opening just 11 weeks ago: the bookshop won the Best New Business gong at the Haringey Business Awards.</p><p>The bookshop was set up by owners Tim West and Simon Key after Waterstone&#39;s closed the shop they managed in the same area. The awards commended the duo for building a large and supportive customer base following the closure of the chain store.</p><p>Writing on the shop&#39;s blog, Key stated: &quot;We work really really hard and know that the customers are the people who decide whether we succeed or not. There&#39;s no resting on laurels, just because we&#39;ve got a trophy, but it&#39;s nice to get a bit of recognition...innit?&quot;</p>