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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 FREE workshops to support your business

Get Business, Get Digital offer a range of workshops and talks that will be suitable for all levels of experience. There will be a variety of events on both business and digital topics that will range from the basics to a more advanced level. All of our events are...

The DEBI launch the 2017 Devon Environmental Awards

The Devon Environmental Business Initiative are launching the 25th annual Devon Environmental Awards on Monday 5th June with a BBQ and launch party at West Twon Farm / OrganicARTS, Ide, Exeter, EX2 9TG. Proposed Schedule for the DEBI 2017 Devon Environmental Awards...

Grants and loans for local businesses

One of the more commonly reported challenges that face businesses currently is being able to access finance to fund investment within the business or to cover cash flow requirements for seasonal businesses, or expanding businesses. There are currently two grant...

8 Top tips for running an E-commerce website

Maintaining an e-commerce store is no easy task - it requires a lot more attention and TLC than a small website with just standard pages would. You need to actively maintain inventory levels, check for new orders, update clients on order progress and also deal with...

FREE Business Workshops with BIP

There are some new business workshops available to book on to across Devon. If you have yet to make the leap into self-employment and aren't sure whether it's right for you or not then we have a free workshop dedicated to helping you make that decision. The 'Is...

BHBA Summer Social at Land Rover Experience West Country

Our popular Summer Social is at the renowned Land Rover Experience West Country near Honiton. Come along for a relaxed evening and a chance to meet other members of BHBA. Light refreshments will be served together with an opportunity to jump into a brand new Land...

Art Exhibition Open Evening – 2nd June

The Blackdown Healthy Living and Activity Centre are hosting a new art exhibition opening on Friday 2nd June 2017. The exhibition is entitled Animal, Vegetable or Mineral? – reflecting the subject matter and materials used by the artists who will have work on show....