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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 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,...