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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

£30,000 of illegal tobacco seized in Gloucester

Illegal tobacco with a street value of more than £30,000 has been seized by Gloucestershire County Council trading standards officers, with assistance from Gloucestershire Constabulary. At the request of trading standards, police officers gained entry to the address in the Barton area of Gloucester where trading standards officers found a… Read More

Prosecution of Sherborne Woman Follows Counterfeit Clothing Seizure

A Sherborne woman who was stopped with over 300 items of counterfeit clothing in her van has been prosecuted and sentenced. On 18 May 2022, at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court, Tracey Hampson, aged 41 of South Avenue, Sherborne was sentenced to 100 hours unpaid work after pleading guilty to four offences… Read More

Roof coating company prosecuted for mis-selling building works

A company has pleaded guilty to misleading a Dorset couple into urgently buying roofing work at an excessive price. Owl Home Solutions Limited pleaded guilty at Bournemouth Crown Court on the 12 May 2022 to two offences under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations. An investigation by Dorset Council Trading… Read More

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