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Public protection

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 »

Partners support Shropshire Council’s Big Conversation

03/04/2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Discussions are underway with vulnerable groups to seek their views on what more Shropshire Council can do in light of its financial … Continue reading »