Tag Archives: Buy with Confidence

‘Too good to be true’ subscriptions warning

Consumers should read the small print before agreeing subscription offers which can lock consumers into an unwanted contract

Posted on: 27 November 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Devon used car dealer found guilty of selling ‘dangerous’ vehicle

Rogue Trader Jamie Rabin from Teignmouth knowingly sold a van with faulty brakes.

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | Posted in: Community

Trading Standards merger approved by Cabinet

Extending Devon and Somerset’s shared service to include Torbay would give all three councils ‘greater clout’

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Community

Don’t let the Bed-Rogues Bite!

Mattresses purchased from a man-in-a-van could lose you money, and be a dangerous fire hazard.

Posted on: 15 September 2016 | Posted in: Community

Buy With Confidence helps sponsor The Great Big Rhino Project

Devon business woman has won a competition to name a life-sized representation of a Rhino, which will stand outside Exeter Central Train Station for the next two months.

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | Posted in: Community

Used car dealers sentenced

Two used car dealers operating out of Bideford, North Devon, have been found guilty of selling dangerous and unroadworthy vehicles.

Posted on: 25 July 2016 | Posted in: Community

Dawlish plumber pleads guilty to fraud

A plumber who knowingly failed to provide cancellation rights to consumers has pleaded guilty to six offences under the Fraud Act 2006

Posted on: 27 April 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Trading Standards scrutinise used car and tyre dealers

Since April 2015 officers have visited 18 forecourts with 13 cars withdrawn from sale, and inspected 38 premises selling part worn tyres.

Posted on: 26 January 2016 | Posted in: Environment