East Devon District Council was crowned as the South West regional champion for supporting businesses to be future ready at the Local Government Awards for its highly successful ‘Innovation and Resilience Fund’.

The awards run by the Federation of Small Businesses have been set up to highlight councils that had made the biggest impact on local SMEs during the Covid crisis and beyond. 

EDDC scooped the South West ‘Future Ready’ category prize and was also shortlisted for the All Round Small Business Friendly’ for the EastDevonly campaign, supporting our retail and tourism sector.