Tag Archives: Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service

Trading Standards brokers agreement between parking firm and customers

Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service (DSTSS) has successfully negotiated an agreement between a carpark firm and the recipients of Parking Charge Notices (PCNs).

Posted on: 8 November 2016 | Posted in: Community
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Livestock farmer pleads guilty to animal neglect

A Mid Devon farmer has pleaded guilty to failing to dispose of animal remains, failing to provide a suitable environment for his livestock and causing unnecessary suffering to a ewe.

Posted on: 8 November 2016 | Posted in: Community
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Devon farmer admits animal cruelty

Leon Smith, 67, of Castle Road, Okehampton, pleaded guilty to two charges under the Animal Welfare Act.

Posted on: 7 November 2016 | 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
Counterfeit items found at Mr Ryan’s home

Block-busted! Trading Standards successfully prosecute dodgy DVD eBay seller from North Devon

A Barnstaple man has been handed an eight month sentence, suspended for two years, after admitting to selling fake DVDs, phone covers and clothing online. Appearing at Exeter Crown Court, Shaun Ryan, aged 34 of Wool Barn Road, pleaded guiltyaaa

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | Posted in: Community
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‘Day of Action’ on rogue doorstep traders

Legitimate businesses in East Devon are giving Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service a helping hand in its fight against rogue traders.

Posted on: 3 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

Bogus property repairers jailed for ripping off victims

Two rogue traders who conned vulnerable pensioners out of almost £100,000 have been jailed.

Posted on: 6 July 2016 | Posted in: Community