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 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
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
Over half a million pounds worth of illegal cigarettes and tobacco have been stubbed out of the South West thanks to the actions of a regional partnership. During the past 18 months, operations by Trading Standards and HMRC’s Tobacco Taskforce have resulted in the seizure of over 1 million illegal... Read More