Tag Archives: Devon

Rogue car dealer sentenced

A Somerset used car dealer has been ordered by a judge to pay more than £7,000 after being sentenced for a series of offences including misdescribing vehicles. Following a prosecution brought by Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service; Malvin Price of Chilton Cantelo, was sentenced on 11 July at Taunton Crown Court for breaches […]

Cabinet approves new contract for highways maintenance in Somerset

A new contract for highways maintenance in Somerset will be awarded to Skanska Construction UK Ltd, following a decision made today by Somerset County Council’s Cabinet. The contract will initially run from 1 April 2017 until 31 March 2024, with the option to extend for a further three years based on performance. As part of […]

Devolution plan aims for big benefits

Somerset County Council today welcomed a ground-breaking devolution plan that would bring big benefits to the county. The detailed plan aims for higher productivity and better-paid jobs, improved road, rail and broadband links and more homes for the region’s growing population. It has been agreed by 23 local partners including the County Council and all […]

Scam victims in Devon and Somerset to get better advice and help

Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service has joined a national initiative to support victims of mass marketing scams. The National Scams Team is a project funded by the National Trading Standards Board and hosted by East Sussex Trading Standards Service. It works with local trading standards authorities, and a range of other organisations including the […]