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Buy Wise Be Safe provides home safety advice to parents and carers of under 5s with the aim of educating about safety and best practice.



No Proof of Age - No Sale is an interactive online toolkit aimed at all businesses and premises that sell age restricted goods or services.



The ELP manual provides officers, case supervisors and managers involved with evidence based processes with a self-contained guide to the procedures they use.

News Highlights

Report praises “tireless” Trading Standards

More than £42 million in consumer harm was prevented as trading standards services are praised in a comprehensive report. Released today, the report highlights the ‘exceptional work delivered’ by trading standards teams across England and Wales – which also stopped 20 million illegal products from reaching customers. Compiled by the… Read More

Drainage engineer prosecuted for misleading 94-year-old Dorset woman

A drainage engineer from Bournemouth has been prosecuted and ordered to pay over £9,000 after he misled a 94-year-old woman about work done at her West Parley home. On 18 September 2019, at Poole Magistrates’ Court, Brendon James White, aged 26, of Cheriton Avenue, Bournemouth, pleaded guilty to two offences… Read More

South West residents urged to keep rogue traders off their doorstep

A seasonal 20% increase in reports of doorstep crime over the summer and early autumn months, means Trading Standards South West (TSSW) is urging residents to be vigilant. The warning comes during Trading Standards South West’s Week of Action, a five-day campaign launching on 9 September 2019 to raise awareness… Read More

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