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Repair Cafe – Saturday 26th January 2019

Repair Cafe – Saturday 26th January 2019

The 6th Repair Cafe will be held on Saturday, 26th January, at Hemyock Parish Hall, from 10am - 12 noon-ish.  We have a record number of volunteer repairers coming along - covering electricals, clothing and textiles, computers, clocks and watches, jewellery, bikes,...

Training & Consultancy available to East Devon Businesses

Training & Consultancy available to East Devon Businesses

Funded by East Devon District Council, Cosmic - in partnership with BIP - are providing a range of training and consultancy services to support businesses in our region. Whilst BIP will be supporting new start-ups in the District, Cosmic will be providing workshops...

Local Enterprise Partnership Meeting & AGM – 12th November

Local Enterprise Partnership Meeting & AGM – 12th November

I’m excited to say, that its “that time of year again” and please find below the link to register for this year’s Conference & AGM, which is free to attend.  I would very much appreciate it, if you could please share this link / email with your networks and...

Exciting New Training Courses

Exciting New Training Courses

There are many exciting new training courses to support local business development.  Courses include: Digital Marketing, Completing your first self assessment, How to make money from your passion, Payroll Legislation, Communication and Conflict Management, The True...

Thelma Hulbert Gallery invite you to a private view…

Thelma Hulbert Gallery invite you to a private view…

Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) would like to invite you to the private view of South West Academy Winter Exhibition on Saturday 13 January 3pm – 5pm We are pleased to announce the exhibition will be opened by Councillor Andrew Moulding, Chairman of East Devon District...

NEW – Blackdown Hills Repair Cafe

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?

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!

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 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

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...

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