Tag Archives: Devon

There’s no hiding place for rogue traders

Trading standards services on different sides of the country have worked together to convict a rogue trader.

Posted on: 20 July 2017 | Posted in: Community
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Scams targeting young people on social media warning

Cyber fraud is 16 per cent of all crime and young people being targeted through social media

Posted on: 4 July 2017 | Posted in: Community

Devon cabbie wins Hero Award

Chris Smith, 37, owner of Black Swan Taxis, Dawlish, was awarded the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) Hero Award .

Posted on: 30 June 2017 | Posted in: Community

Trading Standards donates counterfeit clothes mountain to charity

5,000 items including track suits, t-shirts, sweatshirts and trainers, came from seizures

Posted on: 30 June 2017 | Posted in: Community

Devon used car dealer found guilty of selling ‘dangerous’ vehicle

Rogue Trader Jamie Rabin from Teignmouth knowingly sold a van with faulty brakes.

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | Posted in: Community

Rogue trader who conned the elderly jailed

John Carroll, 26, of Cricklade, Wiltshire, was sentenced to 38 months in prison

Posted on: 25 May 2017 | Posted in: Community

Time’s up for ‘branded’ tobacco sales

From 20 May 2017 it will be illegal to sell packs that do not comply with the new rules.

Posted on: 19 May 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Trading Standards and Police warn against rogue traders

Trading Standards and police officers visit communities throughout Devon and Somerset to highlight the dangers of rogue traders

Posted on: 12 May 2017 | Posted in: Community

Devon pledges to compost more

More than 2,000 pledges to recycle food waste has been made by Devon residents, thanks to a prize draw.

Posted on: 10 May 2017 | Posted in: Environment