New indie bookshop opens in Barnsley

New indie bookshop opens in Barnsley

A new independent bookshop has opened in Barnsley, run by a mother and son team who became fed up watching the big chains leave their town.

The Book Vault officially opened its doors on Monday (16th December) in Market Street. The store has around 1,000ft of space on its ground floor, with an upper level that will eventually be used for education activities, community events and writing groups.

Manager Keith Cowans said: “In Barnsley there have been bookstores in the past but the last one closed five years or more ago at least. Some years ago there was a Waterstones but that went and W H ...

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