Tavistock and District Local Economic Blueprint


The Tavistock and District Local Economic Blueprint was launched at the Tavistock Chamber Business Show  on Friday November 6th 2015.

A summary report can be downloaded here (Executive Summary and Recommendations).

The Energy Report is available here.

The Food and Drink Report – 

Published on August 11th 2015 …

Cheers! Here’s the first part of our Local Economic Blueprint report, which focuses on food and drink. Thanks to all who have shared ideas and information about how we can meet more of our needs through local supply chains.

The report focuses on the Southern Link parishes around, and including, Tavistock, but our conclusions and recommendations may have wider relevance.

Headlines include:

  • Hundreds of food businesses, from farms to restaurants, provide around 3000 local jobs
  • Over £80m a year spent on food and drink by people living in or visiting the area – but most not locally produced.
  • So a marginal shift towards local supply chains could significantly help the local economy.

So we recommend:

Food recommendations
You can download the report here, and please use the report to share these findings. if you’d like to look at the calculations behind the report please let us know.

We hope you will find inspiration to action and would be interested to hear your plans. We may be able to assist with ideas (but not funds), if you get in touch.

About the Local Economic Blueprint

You can find out more about development of our Local Economic Blueprint here.