Tag Archives: Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards

Trading Standards

Company boss admits misleading customers

Karl Paul Ward, 40, of Ilfracombe, Devon, pled guilty to seven charges of misleading consumers at Barnstaple Magistrates Court

Posted on: 2 April 2019 | Posted in: Community

Rogue builder jailed for 46 months

Lee Antony Butterworth, 47, of Oxlea Close, Torquay, was sentenced following a prosecution by Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service.

Posted on: 20 March 2019 | Posted in: Community

Somerset farmer banned from keeping livestock for 10 years

Brian Churches, 58, of Yew Tree Farm, Rodney Stoke,was convicted for a range of animal welfare offences at his two farms.

Posted on: 7 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Online trader who sold illegal cosmetics ordered to pay back £31,000 or go to jail

An online trader who made thousands from peddling banned cosmetics and cures, which she falsely claimed could cure serious illnesses, has been ordered to pay back £31,000 of her ill-gotten gains. At a Proceeds of Crime Act hearing at Gloucesteraaa

Posted on: 2 November 2018 | Posted in: Community

Illegal tobacco seized

Haul included 8,120 cigarettes, with an estimated £1,763 duty and VAT evaded
4.5kg kilos of hand-rolling tobacco, with an estimated £986 duty and VAT evaded

Posted on: 26 September 2018 | Posted in: Community