Tag Archives: Devon

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

Lack of brisk walking puts Devon adults at risk

Thousands of adults aged 40-60 living in Devon are putting their health at risk by not managing a brisk ten minute walk every day.

Posted on: 24 August 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Identity theft reaches epidemic levels. Guard your personal details.

Identity theft is reaching epidemic levels, warns fraud prevention group, Cifas. Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards offers advice on how to help avoid identity theft.

Posted on: 23 August 2017 | Posted in: Community | 8 Comments

Home Office awards £357,000 for Devon project tackling violence against women and girls

Devon County Council is to receive £357,000 to help combat domestic violence within the county. The fund will go towards a project aimed at ensuring people in positions of care are helped to identify early signs of domestic violence and giving them the knowledge of how to intervene.

Posted on: 23 August 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 2 Comments
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