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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...

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...

REAL Devon funding oportunities

REAL Devon is doing very well, they have supported 10 projects and have many enquires in process. They still have plenty of funding available under their 6 national priorities. If you are in need of grant funding for capital items do contact them to discuss your...

Grants for Rural Businesses and Economic Projects

In conjunction with the Rural Payments Agency and the Heart of the South West Growth Hub, the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership is holding an event for rural businesses and organisations wishing to apply for grants through the Rural Development...

Cyber Security Awareness Week – ALL NEXT WEEK!

Cyber Security Awareness Week is a free, five-day programme of informative briefings, networking opportunities and advice sessions to help your business tackle cyber crime. Featuring a diverse range of speakers including Bluegrass, Datto, ESET, Lloyds Bank, Microsoft,...