Category: public protection

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Public protection

Rogue trader sentenced to 27 months imprisonment


Shropshire Council has successfully prosecuted a rogue trader following an investigation by the trading standards team. On 31 July 2019 at Shrewsbury…

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Tobacco crime – a trade worth millions


Shropshire Council’s trading standards team continues to tackle illegal tobacco sales as part of a regionally co-ordinated campaign. More than six million…

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News from our partners: Bridgnorth gas leak yesterday (Monday 20 May)


Earlier yesterday (Monday 20 May) a police cordon was put in place whilst officers worked with colleagues from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service in Bridgnorth to respond to a reported gas leak

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Private hire driver found guilty after failing to take assistance dog in vehicle


Following a trial at Telford Magistrates’ Court on Monday 13 May 2019, a private hire driver was found guilty of an offence…

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Council awarded funding to improve air quality in two towns


Shropshire Council has been successful in securing DEFRA grant funding for an innovative project to improve air quality in Bridgnorth and Shrewsbury.…

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Council implements new Statement of Licensing Policy 

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Shropshire Council implemented its new Statement of Licensing Policy under the Licensing Act 2003 on 1 April 2019, together with supporting guidance…

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Shrewsbury attains highest food hygiene rating in the West Midlands


Shrewsbury has scooped top spot for food hygiene ratings in the West Midlands, according to a new report released this month (March…

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Whitchurch shopkeeper prosecuted over illegal tobacco and underage sales


A person who ran an off-licence in Whitchurch has been prosecuted for a range of criminal offences by Shropshire Council’s trading standards…

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Shropshire Council continues with action against motorists deliberately flouting the law in Shrewsbury’s historic The Square


Shropshire Council’s trading standards and licensing service has recently brought a number of successful prosecutions under the Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council…

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Advice following an outbreak of equine influenza


It was reported in the media yesterday (Thursday 7 February 2019) that the British Horseracing Authority has announced a temporary suspension on…

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