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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
Trading Standards officers standing in a field

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
Shop sign that reads

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

Jail for farmer who ignored animal welfare advice

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.

Posted on: 13 November 2018 | Posted in: Community

Operation Rogue Trader targets Devon’s doorstep criminals

Rogue traders and aggressive doorstep sellers across Devon and Somerset were targeted by Police and Trading Standards officers in a joint operation last week.

Posted on: 15 October 2018 | Posted in: Community

Work to stub out illegal tobacco sales in Devon is being highlighted next 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

Posted on: 24 August 2018 | Posted in: Community
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