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Public protection

Advice to help stop you falling victim to scams or rogue traders

25/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Image warning people to look out for rogue traders

Shropshire Council’s public protection team has offered the following advice to residents to help prevent them falling victim to scams or rogue … Continue reading »

Results of the Big Conversation 2016/17 now published

24/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Big Conversation logo

 Shropshire Council has published the results of its Big Conversation 2016/17. Residents and organisations across Shropshire were invited to give their views … Continue reading »

New home in Bridgnorth adjudged the best new building in the West Midlands

13/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Hawthorn View in Bridgnorth

Shropshire builder, Mike Owen of Huramic Builders Ltd, is celebrating after being awarded the ‘Best Individual’ new home category at the recent … Continue reading »

Team Wem seeking volunteers for Wem Community Clean-Up Day this Saturday

05/07/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
a street in Wem

Team Wem is seeking volunteers and well-wishers to come and join them this Saturday 8 July 2017 for the Wem Community Clean-Up … Continue reading »

Shropshire Council and Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service reassure residents following Grenfell Tower fire

22/06/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Fire engine

Shropshire Council and Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service want to reassure local communities following the shocking fire at Grenfell Tower in London … Continue reading »

How you can help to stop scams and doorstep crime?

20/06/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
a poster advising public about rogue traders

Scams and doorstep crime affect the lives of millions of people across the UK and effect every age group. In addition to … Continue reading »

Two Telford private hire drivers prosecuted for illegally plying for hire

23/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council’s Trading Standards and Licensing service has welcomed two separate successful prosecutions of private hire drivers who were found to be … Continue reading »

Smuggled tobacco and hand rolling tobacco seized at a shop in Oswestry

10/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
seized tobacco in Oswestry

Smuggled and counterfeit cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco with an equivalent high street value of over £43,000 have been seized from premises … Continue reading »

Shropshire retailers fined for selling alcohol and cigarettes to minors

03/05/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink
Picture of someone drinking a bottle of beer

Shropshire Council’s trading standards officers have warned businesses to remain vigilant after two local retailers were fined for selling alcohol and cigarettes … Continue reading »

A focus on food allergens for Allergy Awareness Week

24/04/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council’s regulatory services team is marking Allergy Awareness Week, which begins today (Monday 24 April 2017), by raising awareness of food … Continue reading »