Category: public protection

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Public protection

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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Whitchurch shopkeeper prosecuted over illegal tobacco and underage sales

28/02/2019

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

08/02/2019

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

08/02/2019
Horse

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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