West Midlands
Test purchases show 20% failure rate
One in five knife retailers in Warwickshire failed to ask youngsters for proof of age
Fake golf goods seller sentenced
A man who sold fake golfing merchandise has been given a suspended prison sentence
TS success featured on BBC show
An investigation into counterfeit jewellery in Birmingham was highlighted on the BBC
Stubbing out illegal tobacco crime
Warwickshire TS is appealing to residents to help them tackle the trade in illegal tobacco
Trader sentenced over fake electricals
A man who sold fake electrical products online has been given a suspended prison sentence
Restaurant receives allergy ban
A Birmingham restaurant has been banned from serving customers with allergies
Warning over bank holiday fakes
Staffordshire Trading Standards is urging people to avoid buying counterfeit goods
Butcher jailed for fraudulent claims
A butcher has been failed for fraudulent trading and making false representations
Dangerous toys found at markets
Warwickshire Trading Standards is warning about unsafe toys being sold in the county
Halfords fined for poor car service
Halfords has been fined after a successful prosecution by trading standards
Illegal car sellers found in Warks
Warwickshire Trading Standards uncovered many garages with unroadworthy cars for sale
TS cracks down on roofing rogues
Traders who targeted an elderly woman have been prosecuted in Warwickshire
Joint operation seizes fake goods
An operation involving Trading Standards has seized £2.5m worth of unsafe products
Car dealer fined after TS prosecution
The owner of a garage that sold an unroadworthy vehicle has been prosecuted
Speaking out on food allergies
Warwickshire TS is supporting a new allergy awareness campaign from the FSA
Weeding out cowboy gardeners
Warwickshire Trading Standards has issued advice around ‘cowboy’ gardeners