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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...

Taste of the West GOLD Award for Melissa’s Preserves

BHBA Member Melissa has deservedly been awarded Taste of the West GOLD for her Seville and Stem Ginger Marmalade.  Melissa is a Cordon Bleu trained cook and works hard producing homemade preserves (chutneys, pickles, jams, jellies and marmalades) using high quality...

Promote your business on VisitDevon.co.uk

www.VisitDevon.co.uk has had over 1.3 million users in the past 12 months and with the brand new website they have seen 220,847 page views in July alone. There are various options available to you as a business that is based in Mid Devon and these opportunities enable...

Funding Competion: Business Productivity

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £500,000 to develop solutions that provide information on improving business productivity. Competition opens: Monday 24 July 2017 Registration closes: Wednesday 20 September 2017 12:00pm Innovate UK is to invest up to...

Best Stand Awards from the Honiton Show

Thank you to everyone who came along braved the mud and supported the Honiton Show last month.  We were delighted to see so many family, friends, neighbours, members, customers and holiday makers visiting the Blackdown Hills Marquee.  There were over 30 Blackdown...

Thank you for visiting us at the Honiton Show

Thank you to everyone who came and supported the Blackdown Hills marquee at the Honiton Show on Thursday.  It was wonderful to see so many local residents, holiday makers, day visitors, businesses, family and friends with their smiley faces supporting our members on...

Somerset Tourism Awards – Closing date 31st August

The Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards are sponsored by Bristol Airport, with three categories still open for entry. The categories below have a deadline of 31st August and you might want to consider an entry into one or more of these.  They are: Outstanding...

200 year anniversary at the Wellington Monument

This year marks 200 years since the foundation stone was laid at Wellington monument. Together with the local community, the National Trust will be hosting an event on the late afternoon/early evening of Saturday 21 October to celebrate this anniversary.  More details...