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.

New Data Protection laws – is your business ready?

Is your business ready to make changes to how you collect, store and use your customer data? New General Data Protection Regulations are coming into force May 2018 - It's important to understand what this means for you and your business. Workshops will available soon,...

Septembers’ Business Lunch at great success!

Each month we host a Business Lunch at the BHBA encouraging all local businesses to engage, network, learn business development opportunities and essential business skills. We welcome a guest speaker to share their expertise and skills who could support our local...

The campaign begins to save the Yarcombe Inn

The fight to rescue and save once and for all The Yarcombe Inn is on with a vengeance – and this time we really mean business.   In the mere six weeks since the public meeting which gave the Parish Council its unanimous mandate to participate in the bidding process...

New Data Protection laws – is your business ready?

Is your business ready to make changes to how you collect, store and use your customer data? New General Data Protection Regulations are coming into force May 2018 - It's important to understand what this means for you and your business. Workshops will available soon,...

Septembers’ Business Lunch at great success!

Each month we host a Business Lunch at the BHBA encouraging all local businesses to engage, network, learn business development opportunities and essential business skills. We welcome a guest speaker to share their expertise and skills who could support our local...