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Promote your business at the Honiton Show 2017

The UK's largest one day agricultural show will take place on Thursday 3rd August 2017 at Honiton. The Blackdown Hills Business Association has it's own dedicated marquee, giving all their members the opportunity to have a 'pitch' and promote their business.  Over...

Heathrow Business Summit is coming to Exeter in May!

Small and Medium Sized Enterprises are called to help deliver an expanded Heathrow for Britain, as Airport launches regional supply tour.  Heathrow commits to jobs for regional SMEs with its first ever Business Summit South West SMEs to play a larger role in the...

Street Trading Consultation for East Devon

The Council are keen to be able to offer the opportunity to increase and improve a street presence in our towns.   Until now this has not been permissible in East Devon due to licensing restrictions on street trading but they are currently carrying out a consultation...

Now is the time to join the BHBA

April is the start of the new membership year so subscriptions are now due.  The membership year runs from 1st April til 31st March the following year, so now is the perfect time to renew or join! This year sees the introduction of two new levels of membership;...

Business Support from Heart of the South West Growth Hub

From 1st April 2017 business support will be available to all businesses via the Heart of the South West Growth Hub. The Heart of the South West Growth Hub provides the key access point for business support in the Heart of the South West LEP area: Devon, Plymouth,...

Update from Making it Local

Making it local is doing very well, they have allocated over 60% of their funding to amazing projects that will significantly help the rural economy in the area. They have fully allocated all our funding under Farming and Tourism, but have budget under the other 4...

VisitBritain issue the latest edition of Quality Edge

The latest edition of Quality Edge, VisitBritain’s magazine for small and medium sized tourism businesses, is now available.  This issue covers a variety of topics including how to tap into the 'wellness tourism' trend, advice on obtaining insurance and top tips on...