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 rogue trader conned an NHS worker on maternity leave out of £3,000 during the Covid pandemic. The case was investigated following a complaint that Miles Maughan, 27, had poorly installed a dropped kerb and a tarmac driveway in Thornbury. The driveway had sunk and caused various trip hazards, amongst… Read More
A business owner from Gloucester admitted five offences of misleading customers and putting their health at risk. Mohammad Nizamul Islam, owner of Texas Grill Fast Food Limited in Park End Road, Gloucester, sold a kebab containing milk despite a milk allergy being declared and also advertised a false food hygiene... Read More
A rogue trader who scammed pensioners for gardening work has been jailed. Rocky Johnstone was due to be sentenced two weeks ago but attended Bristol Crown Court drunk and was remanded in custody. He was dealt with at the court yesterday. (March 18, 2021) The 36-year-old, of Compton Bassett near Calne... Read More