AN empty retail premises in Skipton's Swadford Street is due to open next month offering home furniture and furnishings.

Rooms, which has stores in Keighley and Whitby is taking over the former Forsters Furniture premises and is currently recruiting for full and part time staff and is currently being refurbished and stocked.

The family-run business stocks various brands and includes soft and hard furnishings, pictures, beds and wardrobes.

The store is expected to be open in May.

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