Tag Archives: Devon

Trading Standards appeals to victims of loan sharks to come forward

310,000 UK households borrow from loan sharks every year – but a small loan can soon spiral into massive repayments.

Posted on: 17 January 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Cranbrook and Exeter celebrate multi million funding from Sport England

Cranbrook’s Active Mums turned out today to celebrate £13 million of Sport England funding being jointly awarded to the town.

Posted on: 5 December 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

‘Too good to be true’ subscriptions warning

Consumers should read the small print before agreeing subscription offers which can lock consumers into an unwanted contract

Posted on: 27 November 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Laundered cash will be used to compensate rogue trader victims

John Rice had earned £28,950 by laundering John Carroll’s illegal earnings and Judge Cottle ordered him to repay the £11,650 that remained in his possession – the cash will go to victims.

Posted on: 15 November 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Trading Standards fireworks advice

When buying fireworks always look for the CE mark – it shows the product has been designed and manufactured in accordance with the essential safety requirements.

Posted on: 26 October 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Counterfeit clothing seller found guilty

Seller had to pay £2231 in fines and costs and had over £5000 in cash forfeited

Posted on: 26 October 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Devon builds for bees

The competition, launched by the Devon Local Nature Partnership aimed to inspire people to take part in ‘practical conservation’.

Posted on: 26 October 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Rogue Car Dealers pay the price

Victims of rogue car dealers, John Hussey and Adam Wallis of DX Motors Ltd, Bideford, will receive more than £11,000 in compensation.

Posted on: 11 October 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Devon residents urged to guard against scams as cash recouped from rogue plumber

Victims of jailed rogue plumber Gary Henry from North Devon will receive more than £16,000 of his ill-gotten gains.

Posted on: 22 September 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Residents across South West join the Sugar Smart September challenge

Sugar Smart teams across the South West are encouraging people to attempt the Sugar Smart September challenge and are providing support and tips throughout the month.

Posted on: 30 August 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments
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