Trading Standards

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. […]

4 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. […]

5 years ago
This is the latest HMRC scam email doing the rounds

Another of the templates seen in email inboxes The taxman is always after our money but Preston residents are being warned to be alert in their email inboxes. A fake email scam with HMRC branding is doing the […]

5 years ago
Polish shop requests booze licence despite objection from police and Trading Standards

A Polish convenience shop has submitted an application for a licence to sell alcohol but faces objection from police and the Trading Standards Authority. The request to authorise the retail […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Gardening scam warning to Preston homeowners

Need your hedge trimmed? Use the safe trader scheme to find someone trustworthy Pic: toolstop A no cold calling zone doesn’t seem to have put off a band of rogue gardeners in the Fulwood area. Trading Standards at Lancashire County Council are warning about a […]

5 years ago
Nuisance sales calls banned from swathe of Fulwood

Eastgate is one of the roads covered by the new zone A swathe of Fulwood is now covered by a No Cold Calling zone. Nuisance calls to properties in a number of roads in the area had seen elderly residents feeling […]

5 years ago
Polish supermarket is banned from selling booze

The Europa is in Ribbleton Lane Pic: Google The licence of Europa Delikatesy, the Polish supermarket on Ribbleton Lane, has been suspended with extra conditions added, following a licensing hearing with Preston City Council’s licensing committee. The off-licence was […]

5 years ago
Future of Polish supermarket hangs in the balance after licensing hearing

The Europa is in Ribbleton Lane Pic: Google The booze licence review of Polish off licence Europa Delikatesy saw councillors hear about a ‘significant increase’ in anti-social behaviour near the shop. The application for the review was submitted by […]

5 years ago
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