District Council officials have met up with the newly-established East Devon Business Support Group to discuss the draft budget:
We were invited to a meeting of the East Devon Business Support Group to present the Council’s draft budget proposals on 21 January whereby representatives of the business community were invited to make comment on the draft budget...
... No budget amendments were proposed by the East Devon Business Support Group.
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New group takes over from business forum
New group takes over from business forum - Seaton & District Chamber of Commerce
This follows on from the aborted replacement of the EDBF last year:
UPDATE: East Devon Business Forum members agree not to disband | Exeter Express and Echo
New business group for East Devon - News - Sidmouth Herald
East Devon Business Group Meetings | East Devon Business Forum
Cancelled meeting could signify end to controversial East Devon business group | Exeter Express and Echo