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.
Illegal tobacco and cigarettes worth more than £2,000 have been seized. The stash was uncovered by Gloucestershire County Council Trading Standards officers after they discovered a hidden compartment in the wall of a shop in Cheltenham. A shop known to sell illegal tobacco was closed recently and taken back by… Read More
A seizure of illegal tobacco, valued at around £20,000, has been removed from supply in the South West. Last week a joint operation was carried out at an address in Weston-super-Mare. Partners from around the South West were involved and was led successfully by the South West Illegal Tobacco team.... Read More
Illegal cigarettes and tobacco worth almost £13,000 in Gloucester are off the streets thanks to the efforts of officers from three different teams. Officers from Gloucestershire County Council’s Trading Standards, HM Revenue & Customs and Gloucestershire Police worked together following reports received from the local community about the sale of... Read More