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 – Blackdown Hills Repair Cafe

Have you a skill to share and a little time to spare? NEW - The Blackdown Hills Repair Café is coming to serve the parishes within the Blackdown Hills area, taking place - at least initially - once every couple of months on a rotating village basis.  They need...

Grant & Funding Opportunities in the Blackdown Hills

If you missed our October Meeting and Dinner at the Candlelight Inn where our guest speaker David Hinshelwood from Business Information Point clearly explained and informed all the funding and grant opportunities available to businesses in the Blackdown Hills - here...

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,...

NEW – Blackdown Hills Repair Cafe

Have you a skill to share and a little time to spare? NEW - The Blackdown Hills Repair Café is coming to serve the parishes within the Blackdown Hills area, taking place - at least initially - once every couple of months on a rotating village basis.  They need...

Grant & Funding Opportunities in the Blackdown Hills

If you missed our October Meeting and Dinner at the Candlelight Inn where our guest speaker David Hinshelwood from Business Information Point clearly explained and informed all the funding and grant opportunities available to businesses in the Blackdown Hills - here...