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.
An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco and alcohol across Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset uncovered more than 205,000 cigarettes, 103 kilos of hand-rolling tobacco and 23 litres of alcohol, all believed to be illicit. Around 63 officers from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), with support from… Read More
A SUMMMER Allergy Awareness campaign is being held from today – hot on the heels of last week’s news surrounding ‘Natasha’s Law’. Teenager Natasha Ednan-Laperouse died after an allergic rection to a Pret A Manger baguette. Under ‘Natasha’s Law’, which is set to come into force by the summer of... Read More
Take note of this latest phone scam. Recently fraudsters have been ringing people out of the blue and telling them that they need to make payments over the phone for things such as taxes, bail money, debt collection, or utility bills. They trick the victim is into believing that a... Read More