Futures Forum: "Promoting local economic activity, local services and facilities, social and community wellbeing and environmental protection"
Futures Forum: Can anyone save the High Street?
Futures Forum: "Statistics show us that small and medium-size businesses (including those in tourism) are our life blood."
Futures Forum: Local Retail Levy: Exmouth Town Council support Transition Town Exmouth initiative
Futures Forum: Foreign Direct Investment ... vs ... supporting locally-owned small businesses
Futures Forum: The power of local government to determine the future of high streets
The Federation of Small Businesses is campaigning to keep trade local:
What is Keep Trade Local ?
What are we doing?
If you are a small business owner - what can you do?
If you are a consumer - what can you do?
Keep Trade Local
The Devon region is very active:
Devon - Federation of Small Businesses - FSB - UK small business support organisation
With its own newsletter focussing on Devon issues
- such as how to overcome the issues around the recent flooding:
And a look forward to the Honiton Show in August:
East Devon - Federation of Small Businesses - FSB - UK small business support organisation
The FSB is also sponsoring the Sustainability Show later this month:
Futures Forum: The Sustainability Show: Taunton: 15th June: "Lovely people, lots of business done in a laid back atmosphere."