Below you will find the most recent news directly from Trading Standards South West (TSSW), the authorities in the South West that are part of TSSW, or projects operated by TSSW. All the news from the authorities is sourced directly from its respective press office.
A motor trader who sold an unroadworthy tipper truck and misled a buyer in Portland has been ordered to pay £3850 pounds in compensation, fines and costs. On 9 September 2021 at Poole Magistrates’ Court, Andrew James Ostolski, aged 41 of Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire pleaded guilty to offences under the Road… Read More
The law on allergen labelling will change on 1 October. More types of food will now need full labelling. Get your business ready with @foodgov’s guides to #PPDS ▶️ www.food.gov.uk/PPDS-hub
The UK Charity DogLost has reported a 170% increase in dog thefts, possibly linked to the high demand for dogs and the prices of litters Did you know many local area Police teams have their own ‘Dog Watch?’ These schemes encourage dog owners and walkers to be the extra eyes... Read More