Trading Standards

Rogue trader alert after high pressure door-to-door sellers target Preston

Trading Standards officers have issued a warning after a number of complaints of high pressure cold callers targeting Preston and South Ribble. One elderly woman received repeated visits from a […]

3 months ago
Shops caught selling knives to children

Police and Trading Standards officers swooped on a number of shops in a crackdown on knife crime. Test purchases were carried out by young people who looked too young to […]

4 months ago
Warning as dodgy door-to-door sellers operating in Samlesbury

Tea towels are among the items being offered for sale but Trading Standards say they are poor quality Households in Samlesbury are being warned about doorstep sellers. Underhand sales tactics are being used according to Trading Standards. Lancashire County Council has issued the warning after reports of door-to-door […]

6 months ago
Illegal cigarettes seized after Ribbleton shop raid

Some of the cigarettes uncovered during the raid Pic: Trading Standards/LCC More than 600 packets of contraband cigarettes have been confiscated from a stockroom of a shop in Ribbleton. Trading Standards officers from Lancashire County Council inspected the premises along with […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Hall Lane off-licence faces licensing review

The Krakow store in New Hall Lane Pic: Google An off-licence in New Hall Lane will face a hearing where it could be stripped of its licence to sell alcohol. […]

1 year ago
Polish off-licence in New Hall Lane to face licence review

The Krakow store in New Hall Lane Pic: Google A Polish off-licence in the city is facing being stripped of its ability to sell alcohol and cigarettes. Lancashire County council’s […]

2 years ago
Warning issued about Fulwood cold calling tradesman

Eastgate is one of the roads covered by the new zone Eastgate is covered by a no cold calling zone Homeowners in Fulwood are being warned about a potential scam. Trading Standards have issued a warning about a blue Ford Transit. […]

3 years ago
Warning issued as Preston children buying fireworks from van

Fireworks over Preston Pic: Tony Worrall A warning has been issued about a van selling fireworks to children in Preston. The white van has been seen around several estates in the city in the last week. […]

3 years ago
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