Category: public protection

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Public protection

Recliner chair seller successfully prosecuted after trading standards investigation

15/11/2019

Shropshire Council has successfully prosecuted Steven Sloan (50), of Hunts Road, Stratford-Upon-Avon, following an investigation by Shropshire Council’s trading standards service in…

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Shropshire Council working hard to keep residents safe

29/10/2019

Shropshire Council teams worked tirelessly over the weekend to keep residents safe after the county experienced an exceptional amount of rainfall over…

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Warning that aggression and obstruction towards Civil Enforcement Officers will not be tolerated

24/10/2019
An illlustration of some cars and buses parked in a car park

On 5 April 2019, Anthony Prince punched a Shropshire Council Civil Enforcement Officer in Listley Street car park in Bridgnorth. The assault took…

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Rogue trader sentenced to 27 months imprisonment

05/08/2019

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

30/07/2019

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)

21/05/2019

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

17/05/2019

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

11/04/2019
Bridgnorth

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 

01/04/2019
Picture of someone drinking a bottle of beer

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

22/03/2019

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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