Menu

Trading Standards

Been offered a Good Citizen Grant? It’s a new phone scam…

Preston households have been targeted by scammers, right, the Scambuster Stan character used by trading standards Prestonians are being warned about a potential phone scam by fraudsters claiming to work for the city council. An official alert has been issued by Preston City Council who said […]

5 years ago
Warning as door to door fish sales con elderly residents out of hundreds of pounds

Frozen fish are being sold in huge quantities. Pic: Anthony Theobald Fish sellers are operating on the outskirts of Preston and leaving elderly people with freezers full of fish. Lancashire County Council’s trading standards department have put out a warning about […]

7 years ago
Scam busting Facebook page targets cons in the North West

A Facebook page set-up by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards team is looking to fight scams in the North West. The page (via a friendly face Scambuster Stan) can be […]

7 years ago
Preston plays key role in horsemeat tests

Preston and Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Officers are playing a large part in the investigation into the horsemeat contamination scandal. Scientists based at the Docklands in Preston are testing […]

8 years ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures Covered Market, PrestonPreston Court BuildingLawson Street6201 Princess Elizabeth57313 becomes the main engine6201 pulls into Preston Station for an engine changePreston CenotaphColourful & Shops On Lancaster Road a View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.