Tag Archives: trading standards

Trading standards join campaign to tackle illegal tobacco

Devon County Council has joined forces with a number of other south west partners, in a campaign launched to tackle the illegal tobacco trade. The C…
Posted on: 26 February 2013 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments
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Farmer pleads guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to a cow

A north Devon farmer has pleaded guilty to one charge of causing unnecessary suffering to a cow by failing to treat its in-growing horn.
Posted on: 3 December 2012 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments

Working together to help residents say no to doorstep traders in Devon

Devon County Council has joined forces with Devon Age UK to help residents protect themselves against doorstep crime
Posted on: 28 November 2012 | Posted in: Community| No Comments

Carcass collector pleads guilty to animal by-product offences

Andrew Goatman from South Brent, a licensed slaughter man and fallen stock collector, has been convicted of offences under Animal By-Products regulations following an investigation by Devon County Council
Posted on: 8 October 2012 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments

Working in partnership to benefit businesses in the South West

Businesses across the South West are being invited to take part in special support seminars next month designed to help them find out about the Government’s Primary Authority scheme and how it could benefit them
Posted on: 24 September 2012 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments

Banned directors sentenced in cowboy builder fiasco case

Directors of Eaglerock Associates Ltd, Jayne Thompson (53) and William White (50) were given community penalties and received suspended jail sentences
Posted on: 25 June 2012 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments

Okehampton man pleads guilty to animal welfare and by-products offences

Leon Smith kept his dogs in a squalid enclosure and fed them pig carcasses
Posted on: 30 May 2012 | Posted in: Business and Economy| 3 Comments

Council warns of dangerous teething necklaces

Parents are warned against buying amber teething necklaces for their young children as they have been found to be a potential choking and strangulation hazard
Posted on: 10 May 2012 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| 2 Comments
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Banned directors admit responsibility for cowboy builder fiasco

Two directors of a Devon building company have been prosecuted for fraud offences following an investigation by Devon County Council.
Posted on: 27 April 2012 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments

The Schmallenberg Virus (SBV) in Devon

Local farmers and vets have a key role to play in helping to build knowledge of the virus.
Posted on: 6 March 2012 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
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