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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

Trio sentenced after pleading guilty to illegal tobacco sales

Three people have been convicted of selling illegal tobacco from a shop in Gloucester. They were brought before Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court yesterday (7 October) following an investigation by Gloucestershire County Council’s trading standards service. Shorsh Hashmi, aged 32, now living in Boston, Lincolnshire, Karwan Namiq, aged 34, of High Street,… Read More

TSSW protects consumers as Government Green Homes Grant launches

As the Government launches the Green Homes Grant today, Trading Standards South West begins a campaign to help protect consumers from the threat of fraud. The Green Homes Grant is an initiative to get homeowners to invest money in improving the energy-efficiency of their property – while also giving the… Read More

Man guilty of selling counterfeit cigarettes ordered to repay nearly £50k

A Gloucester man who was convicted earlier this year of various charges relating to illegal cigarettes and tobacco has been ordered to repay £46,914.41 or face a prison sentence. Geoffrey Townsley, aged 60, of Highview, Hempsted, appeared at Gloucester Crown Court yesterday (24 September) for a hearing brought by Gloucestershire… Read More

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