Trading standards news

Test and Trace is free – don’t fall victim to a con

Published on Wednesday, 29 July 2020

People are being urged to be on their guard against a new coronavirus-related scam.

Scam Awareness Fortnight

Scam Awareness Fortnight

Published on Wednesday, 17 June 2020

People are being reminded to stay vigilant and help deter scammers.

Trading Standards and Licensing still working hard for the public

Published on Thursday, 09 April 2020

Coventry’s Trading Standards team is still working hard to protect the public from unscrupulous behaviour from individuals and businesses during this difficult time.

Takeaway found to be selling a ‘nut free’ meal that contained nuts

Published on Tuesday, 28 January 2020

A routine sampling survey by Council Trading Standards Officers found a takeaway to be selling a ‘nut free’ meal which was actually found to contain nuts.

Coventry Shopkeeper fined for having illicit cigarettes

Published on Friday, 06 December 2019

Coventry Magistrate’s Court has found Mr Aziz Fatah (45) of Princess Street, Coventry and owner of Bucuresti (formerly known as Bucharest) 490A Foleshill Road, Coventry guilty of six offences.

Fines total over 25k for hot chocolate drink that hospitalised teen

Published on Thursday, 24 October 2019

A limited company, company director and two managers have been prosecuted and fined after a Coventry Trading Standards investigation into the hospitalisation of a 14-year-old with a nut allergy.

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City car dealer prosecuted for selling unsafe vehicle

Published on Monday, 30 September 2019

A Coventry used car dealer has pleaded guilty to selling an unsafe vehicle and applying misleading descriptions to it after a car they sold was found to be unroadworthy.

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Coventry business has licence revoked

Published on Tuesday, 03 September 2019

The premises licence for Bucuresti (formerly known as Bucharest) 490A Foleshill Road, Coventry has been revoked following a review hearing called for by Coventry Trading Standards.

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