Press Releases: Environmental Health and Trading Standards

  • Davaun Prosecution
    03 July 2015

    A director of a Neath based company has been jailed and another made the subject of a community service order after a Neath Port Talbot Trading Standards Investigation found that they had misled elderly and vulnerable consumers over the Government’s Green Deal initiative.

  • Sweet smell of success for NPT Trading Standards
    03 July 2015

    Neath Port Talbot Trading Standards has successfully prosecuted a trader for selling counterfeit goods at Neath September Fair.

  • Trading Standards React to Need for Allergen Training
    05 June 2015

    Trading Standards teams in Neath Port Talbot and Swansea have arranged training seminars for local food businesses to ensure they comply with new food safety legislation.

  • Don’t let your child’s safety take a back seat
    29 May 2015

    As part of Child Safety Week 2015 (1st – 7th June), the council’s Trading Standards officers are offering free child car seat safety checks. The theme for this year is ‘Teatime Terrors’. It aims to highlight the risk of accidents at this time of day, for example road accidents caused by heavy traffic while rushing home from school and nursery.

  • Joint operation cracks down on rogue traders
    20 May 2015

    Public sector organisations across Neath Port Talbot joined forces this week in a special operation to crack down on rogue traders.

  • Fixed Penalty Notices issued to Takeaways
    18 May 2015

    Two takeaway food businesses in Port Talbot have been fined for failing to display a valid food hygiene rating sticker in the proper way.

  • Trader fined £1,000 for Consumer Protection Offences
    14 May 2015

    A Briton Ferry man has been fined £1000 for falsely claiming to be a licensed waste carrier and for failing to give cancellation rights to customers for whom he did gardening work.

  • Beach byelaws coming into effect from 1st May
    17 April 2015

    Dog lovers are being reminded that the seasonal Aberavon Beach byelaws will take effect from 1st May to 30th September 2015.

  • Importer of unsafe batteries fined for obstructing Trading Standards
    16 March 2015

    Crown Crest (Leicester) Plc, an importer of unsafe batteries, which leaked acid and zinc, has been found guilty of obstructing Trading Standards.

  • Microsoft Scam - If in doubt, hang up!
    04 December 2014

    Council Trading standards officers are warning consumers in Neath Port Talbot to beware of a current scam to con people into paying for computer repairs that they don’t need. A number of consumers in the county borough have fallen prey to telephone scammers pretending to be from Microsoft.

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