Welcome to the Blackdown Hills Business Association


The Blackdown Hills Business Association (BHBA) is a not-for-profit membership based organisation supporting the fantastic array of businesses that operate within the Blackdown Hills and the surrounding market towns and villages of East Devon, Mid Devon, West Dorset, South Somerset and Taunton Deane.

The Blackdown Hills has been awarded an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for over 25 years and is proud to celebrate the diversity of local services and skills provided, from micro business owners to small, medium and larger enterprises.

The vision of the BHBA has always been to help achieve a vital, vibrant, successful and sustainable economy within the Blackdown Hills, with the purpose to provide a relaxed and supportive environment in which businesses serving the Blackdown Hills can learn, connect and grow together.

Heart of the South West Growth Hub

The Heart of the South West Growth Hub has been offering a free point of call for business support for all businesses in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay for nearly two years, and has already exceeded its targets; having helped over 3,200 businesses; and wants...

The Blackdown Hills Repair Cafe – Saturday 24th March

First Café Hemyock Village Hall Saturday 24th March 2018 10 am to 12 noon Bring along items that might be repaired including electrical, bicycles, clothing and textiles, computers, furniture, ceramics and garden tools. Volunteers will be on hand during the morning to...

Heart of the South West Growth Hub

The Heart of the South West Growth Hub has been offering a free point of call for business support for all businesses in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay for nearly two years, and has already exceeded its targets; having helped over 3,200 businesses; and wants...