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Parents urged not to use a facemask on their baby

It follows reports that face masks for babies, also known as ‘baby masks’ or ‘cute masks’, are being sold in some parts of the country and online.

Posted on: 28 July 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Farmer fined £10k for breaching animal ban

Brian Churches, 59, was found guilty of breaching a disqualification order

Posted on: 1 June 2020
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South West key workers thank you for staying away this bank holiday

Over 100,000 key workers in the South West will join forces this bank holiday to say “thank you” to every member of the public who has stayed away from tourist hot spots this year and issue a plea to localaaa

Posted on: 6 May 2020
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Trading Standards waives regulatory business support fees

Free advice could help businesses to diversify and operate during lockdown

Posted on: 16 April 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Trading Standards

Coronavirus: Trading Standards advice for hospitality sector this easter

Guests houses, campsites, boarding houses, B&Bs, campsites must remain closed this Easter

Posted on: 6 April 2020

Devon farmer avoids jail after breaching animal ban

Farmer Govier had a flock of almost 500 sheep

Posted on: 16 January 2020 | Posted in: Community

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards shortlisted for ‘best’ service

The service has been nominated in the LGC Awards in the ‘Best Service Delivery Model’ category.

Posted on: 18 November 2019 | Posted in: Community

Rogue handyman admits defrauding elderly lady over nine years

At Taunton Crown Court on Monday 16 September, Thomas Samuel Godfrey, 48 of Ford House Road, Newent, Gloucestershire, admitted to defrauding an 82-year-old lady o

Posted on: 19 September 2019 | Posted in: Community

Don’t become a victim – training resource is launched to safeguard young people from scams

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.

Posted on: 12 September 2019 | Posted in: Community
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South Hams farmer banned from keeping animals

These offences relate to the neglect of cattle and sheep under his care and for failing to protect lame cattle from pain and suffering.

Posted on: 6 September 2019 | Posted in: Community
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