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Tag Archives: Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service

Farmer fined £10k for breaching animal ban

Brian Churches, 59, was found guilty of breaching a disqualification order

Posted on: 1 June 2020
Businesswomen looking through paperwork

Trading Standards waives regulatory business support fees

Free advice could help businesses to diversify and operate during lockdown

Posted on: 16 April 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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 officers standing in a field

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
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