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Avian influenza (bird flu)

Highly Pathogenic Avian influenza H5N8 was confirmed in backyard poultry at a premises near Exmouth, East Devon. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been declared around the … Continue reading

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

A drainage company has been fined £3,685 after pleading guilty to unfair trading and has paid back over £20,000 to victims across Devon, Somerset, Torbay, Dorset and Wiltshire following a … Continue reading

Amended General Safety Certificate issued for Yeovil Town Football Club

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service is pleased to announce it has issued an Amended General Safety Certificate to Yeovil Town Football Club to allow their home fixtures to … Continue reading

Amended General Safety Certificate issued for Exeter Chiefs Rugby Union Club

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service is pleased to announce it has issued an Amended General Safety Certificate to Exeter Chiefs to allow their home fixtures to take place … Continue reading

Amended General Safety Certificate issued for Exeter City Football Club

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service is pleased to announce it has issued an Amended General Safety Certificate to Exeter City to allow its home fixtures to take place … Continue reading

Amended General Safety Certificate issued for Wincanton Racecourse

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service is pleased to announce it has issued an Amended General Safety Certificate to Wincanton Racecourse to allow its meetings to take place with … Continue reading

Businesses urged to sign up to ‘prepare for Brexit’ webinar

Businesses in Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset are invited to a free webinar to hear from experts about preparing for Brexit in less than five weeks’ time. Deal or no … Continue reading

Trading Standards urges consumers to think before they buy online

Trading Standards is advising online consumers in Devon, Somerset and Torbay to only buy from ‘reputable’ traders, and to refer to a new advice video if they experience any problems. … Continue reading

Avian influenza (bird flu) national prevention zone declared

An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone has been declared across England, Scotland and Wales. Read the Government press release at GOV.UK – Avian influenza (bird flu) national prevention zone declared. 

Avian influenza identified in wild birds in South West of England

Routine monitoring has detected avian influenza (bird flu) in a small number of wild birds in the South West of England. Read the press release at GOV.UK – Avian influenza … Continue reading


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