There are concerns that some people, particularly the vulnerable or elderly, could be susceptible to fake calls or messages from criminals looking to get access to personal information or trick them into handing over money.
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Guests houses, campsites, boarding houses, B&Bs, campsites must remain closed this Easter
Young Friends Against Scams has been specifically created to help leaders of youth organisations, such as scout groups, youth groups, schools and colleges to inform and educate young people on how to recognise and avoid scams.
Kebab shops in Devon, Somerset and Torbay are being warned they must do more to give allergen information to customers after inspections found that 40% of kebab takeaways failed to comply with food information laws
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.
The licence of Zakopane in Market Street was revoked at Torbay Council’s licensing sub-committee on Wednesday 30 January following evidence given by Devon, Somerset and Torbay Standards Service and Devon and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
Christopher Hughes, 60, and Daniel Hughes, 22, pled guilty to two offences and were fined and told to pay costs totalling £1,200 .
Michael Rice, 68, of High View, Crediton was banned from keeping animals for 10 years.
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).