Tag Archives: Devon Somerset And Torbay Trading Standards

Unsure if your car service was carried out correctly? Sign up to have it checked for free…

The free quality check is part of Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service’s motor trade project, and is aimed at local residents who want assurances that their vehicle service was carried out properly.

Posted on: 12 February 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Shop has licence sell alcohol revoked following evidence from trading standards

The licence of Zakopane in Market Street was revoked at Torbay Council’s licensing sub-committee on Wednesday 30  January following evidence given by Devon, Somerset and Torbay Standards Service and Devon and Cornwall Police

Posted on: 6 February 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
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Doorstep traders sentenced after carrying out illegal work on protected trees.

Christopher Hughes, 60, and Daniel Hughes, 22, pled guilty to two offences and were fined and told to pay costs totalling £1,200 .
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Posted on: 5 February 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
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Devon farmer who kept animals in ‘appalling’ conditions sentenced

Michael Rice, 68, of High View, Crediton was banned from keeping animals for 10 years.

Posted on: 18 January 2019 | Posted in: Community | 1 Comment

Retired serviceman warns about phone scam

Fraudsters attempt to con grieving pensioner out of half of his savings

Posted on: 19 November 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Businesses enlisted to help combat modern slavery

From December a small team of specialised trading standards auditors will be trained in an initial pilot. They will then pass what they have learned to trusted local traders who are part of the Buy With Confidence scheme (BWC).

Posted on: 18 October 2018 | Posted in:

Plumber who tried to defraud a convent also preyed on the elderly

Gary Henry, 57, from Instow, North Devon, pleaded guilty to two Consumer Protection offences

Posted on: 17 July 2018 | Posted in: Community
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Rogue car trader sentenced

Malvin Price of Chilton Cantelo, Somerset, was sentenced on Wednesday 11 July at Taunton Crown Court for breaches of Consumer Protection legislation.

Posted on: 13 July 2018 | Posted in: Community