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’.
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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.
Brian Churches, 59, was found guilty of breaching a disqualification order
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.
Just two out of more than 5,000 businesses across two counties may have breached lockdown rules
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.
William Douglas Dolley, of Holwell Farm, Collipriest, Tiverton was found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal and has been given a custodial prison sentence and banned from keeping cows and sheep.
Rogue traders and aggressive doorstep sellers across Devon and Somerset were targeted by Police and Trading Standards officers in a joint operation last week.
Trading Standards officers will visit Barnstaple on Thursday 30 August between 10am and 5pm to let residents know about the real harm caused by illegal tobacco