About Us

Joining your local Chamber gives you access to a range of exclusive member benefits, designed to contribute towards the success of your business.

Bideford Bay Chamber is an accredited Chambers of Commerce offering a range of business services which are exclusively available to members. These services help members thrive – demonstrating cost savings, offering unique benefits and helping to drive business growth.

Working together, we help firms of all sizes to achieve more. We believe it’s our relationships with others that lead us to achieve goals beyond those we could ever achieve alone.  Our network exists to support and connect companies, bringing together firms to build new relationships, share best practice, foster new opportunities and provide practical support to help member businesses trade locally, nationally and globally. Because we sit at the heart of the local business community, we are uniquely placed to help businesses of every size and sector to thrive. This includes the active role our members undertake to improve the local business environment and communities in which they work.

We work hard to provide a respected voice for the business communities we represent, ensuring your priorities and concerns are heard in the corridors of power. Our opinions are regularly sought by local and regional policymakers and parliamentarians.

Executive Committee Team

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Jane Maynard

Jane is the Chair of the Chamber of Commerce and director of Maynard Johns a leading accountancy practice in North Devon. known as the straight-talking accountants with the personal touch, as our ethos is to provide straight-talking advice that is relevant and jargon-free.
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Doug Bushby

Councillor Doug Bushby, has served as of Bideford Mayor. He also serves as a Town and District Councillor.
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Angela Taffs

My background is in business management, development and training and I now combine my business expertise with my passion of helping others achieve success in business and their personal life without having to sacrifice one for the other - an achievement in itself!
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Natalie Willan

Natalie is the Chamber Treasurer and works at Maynard John as a Xero expert & trainer. Natalie spends most of her time installing, training and setting up our clients to use Xero and troubleshooting for the firm.

 

Membership Catchment Areas: Torridge District

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