Tag Archives: Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service

Assorted knives on a table

Warning after retailers sell knives to teens without asking for ID

Eleven of the 16 retailers sold a knife to the 18 year old without first asking for proof of age.

Posted on: 27 August 2019 | Posted in: Community
Trading Standards

Teignbridge farmer banned from keeping animals

Graham Mabin had pleaded guilty at earlier hearings to two charges under the Animal Welfare Act, two charges under the Veterinary Medicines Regulations and one charge under the Animal By-Products Regulations.

Posted on: 23 August 2019 | Posted in: Community

Monkey skulls seized as part of investigation into the trade of endangered species

A number of properties in Newton Abbot and Torquay were searched under the Control of Trade in Endangered Species Regulations 2018.

Posted on: 15 August 2019 | Posted in: Community

North Devon builder sentenced for fraud

Leonard Eastwood, 60, of Royston Road, Bideford, trading as LE Gardens and Patios and Ocean View Paving, pleaded guilty to the charges on Tuesday June 18 at Barnstaple Magistrates Court.

Posted on: 20 June 2019 | Posted in: Community