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 with a street value of more than £30,000 has been seized by Gloucestershire County Council trading standards officers, with assistance from Gloucestershire Constabulary. At the request of trading standards, police officers gained entry to the address in the Barton area of Gloucester where trading standards officers found a… Read More
A Sherborne woman who was stopped with over 300 items of counterfeit clothing in her van has been prosecuted and sentenced. On 18 May 2022, at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court, Tracey Hampson, aged 41 of South Avenue, Sherborne was sentenced to 100 hours unpaid work after pleading guilty to four offences... Read More
A company has pleaded guilty to misleading a Dorset couple into urgently buying roofing work at an excessive price. Owl Home Solutions Limited pleaded guilty at Bournemouth Crown Court on the 12 May 2022 to two offences under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations. An investigation by Dorset Council Trading... Read More