National Recognition in the Fight against Counterfeiting

Warwickshire County Council Trading Standards Service and Warwickshire Police have both received national recognition for their innovative and effective work in preventing the sale of counterfeit goods across Warwickshire. At…

North Warwickshire Sunbeds Fail Safety Tests

Tests on sunbeds across North Warwickshire revealed that 58% of salons visited had one or more beds that were emitting UV radiation above the acceptable British Standard. Warwickshire County Council’s…

Landlords urged to be safe

Warwickshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service are urging landlords to ensure they comply with the law when it comes to maintaining gas fittings and electrical appliances in property they…

Bogus ‘Air Ambulance’ Charity Bag Collector Prosecuted!

A bogus charity bag collector who flooded Warwickshire with clothing collection bags on which were printed the words ‘Air Ambulance’, ‘Urgent’ and ‘Clothing Collection’ in large letters has been successfully…

Keep calm and hang up

May is national Scams Awareness Month 2014 and Warwickshire’s Consumer Empowerment Partnership is raising awareness of scam phone calls and what can be done to reduce them. Whether it’s gaining…