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Consumers urged to be aware of fake texts offering Covid-19 vaccine

Trading Standards is warning the public to be on their guard following reports that fraudsters are sending out fake texts offering a Covid-19 vaccine in an attempt to steal bank … 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

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

Bridgwater businessman sentenced for fraud

A Bridgwater businessman has been sentenced to 12 weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months, and ordered to carry out 200 hours community after pleading guilty to nine offences under … Continue reading

Consumers warned to be aware of Green Homes Grant scams

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards are warning people to be wary of fraudsters attempting to exploit the new Government Green Homes Grant. The Green Homes Grant is a funding … Continue reading

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards set to merge with Plymouth

Proposals to create a single Trading Standards service to cover Devon, Somerset, Torbay and Plymouth were approved by Devon County Council’s (DCC) Cabinet this week. (Wednesday 9 September). If agreed … Continue reading


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