Tag Archives: Devon

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Rogue stove-fitter sentenced

At Taunton Crown Court on Friday February 15 Daniel Park, 26, of Langmead Square, Crewkerne, was given a four month suspended sentence and ordered to carry out 200 hours community service.

Posted on: 18 February 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

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The licence of Zakopane in Market Street was revoked at Torbay Council’s licensing sub-committee on Wednesday 30  January following evidence given by Devon, Somerset and Torbay Standards Service and Devon and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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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 | No Comments

Smallholder guilty of breaching life ban on keeping animals

Martin Veysey, 63, Bridgwater, Somerset, pleaded guilty to six charges under the Animal Welfare Act and the Cattle Identification Regulations on Tuesday 18 December at Taunton Crown Court

Posted on: 20 December 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Trading standards working to ensure a ‘fake-free’ Christmas

Local law-abiding social media buying-and-selling groups are encouraged to work with Trading Standards and sign up to a five point ‘fake-free’ pledge.

Posted on: 5 December 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Innovative domestic abuse and sexual violence programme launches in Devon and Torbay

IRIS helps general practice staff identify patients experiencing domestic abuse or sexual violence and refer them to specialist support services

Posted on: 26 November 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 4 Comments

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

Online trader who sold illegal cosmetics ordered to pay back £31,000 or go to jail

An online trader who made thousands from peddling banned cosmetics and cures, which she falsely claimed could cure serious illnesses, has been ordered to pay back £31,000 of her ill-gotten gains. At a Proceeds of Crime Act hearing at Gloucesteraaa

Posted on: 2 November 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Ban for Devon smallholders who neglected their animals

Rebecca Tucker, 46, of Bradworthy and Luke Morley, 37, of Leicester, pleaded guilty to a range of charges under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and the Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2007.

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