A bookshop in Buckinghamshire has been named the best place to shop in the county.  

Chapter Two in Chesham has won the ‘Best Bookshop’ award in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire in this year's Muddy Stilettos awards. 

Around 800,000 votes were cast in this year's Muddy Awards for 70,000 businesses. 

The second-hand bookshop opened in June 2020 with a café, reading tables and chairs.

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Shoppers can also browse stationary, cards, vinyl records and bespoke items created by the volunteer team with proceeds going to The Hospice of St Francis.

The Hospice’s director of sustainable trading Sarah Coles said: “We are all so proud of Chapter Two our community bookshop in Chesham for winning this award.  I

“t is run by a fantastic team of staff and volunteers and this award is testament to their passion, expertise, commitment and energy in making Chapter Two the success it is today. 

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“Books and community engagement sit at the heart of all they do;  From Saturday Story Time to Chess Club, Diversity Book Club to craft workshops and  author signings, Mark and the team host a wide range of community based activities and events.”

The Hospice helps around 2,000 seriously ill people and their families in Bucks and Herts.

It also runs Amersham Owned store on Woodside Road in Amersham, which sells pre-loved fashion, accessories and home décor.