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Drainage company guilty of ‘unfair trading’ and pays back £20k to victims

Dorset-based 24 Hour Emergency Services Limited, of Wharfdale Service Road, Bournemouth, repeatedly inflated costs, charged for unnecessary work and charged victims for work that was never carried out.

Posted on: 18 December 2020 | Posted in: Community
Man buying online

Trading Standards urges consumers to think before they buy online

A new advice video has been commissioned by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) ahead of ‘Black Friday’

Posted on: 19 November 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
rogue trader

Council advises to be on the look-out for potential scammers

Devon County Council has issued a warning and is advising people to stay alert to possible scams, associated with the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted on: 27 October 2020 | Posted in: Community

Made in Devon will set your business apart

The new scheme is being launched just as trust in locally made products is at an all time high, with more people then ever before choosing to ‘shop local’.

Posted on: 30 September 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Trading standards merger with Plymouth would give service ‘more clout’

If agreed by all four authorities, the plans would see Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service merge with Plymouth City Council Trading Standards from April 2021.

Posted on: 10 September 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Farmers invited to virtual mental health seminar

The event will feature speakers from The Farm Community Network, The Yellow Wellies Campaign and The National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs.

Posted on: 28 July 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Farmer fined £10k for breaching animal ban

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

Posted on: 1 June 2020
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Trading Standards to continue monitoring restrictions over the bank holiday

As the lockdown continues, our Trading Standards Teams are continuing to monitor the restrictions put in place to help keep us all safe. They are reminding businesses that we need them to continue to act responsibly and follow the government guidance over the bank holiday weekend.

Posted on: 6 May 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Hoteliers follow lockdown restrictions over Easter

Just two out of more than 5,000 businesses across two counties may have breached lockdown rules

Posted on: 15 April 2020 | Posted in: Community

Devon and Somerset restaurants “meating expectations”

Residents and visitors to the Westcountry can be assured that restaurants and gastro-pubs are accurately describing the geographical provenance of their locally sourced meats.

Posted on: 24 April 2019 | Posted in: Community
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