A SHOPKEEPER from St Leonards has been handed a suspended jail term and left more than £3,000 out of pocket after being caught selling illegal tobacco products.
Arsalan Mohammadi was convicted at Hastings Magistrates’ Court following an investigation of his store – One Shop, in London Road – by officers from East Sussex Trading Standards.
RESIDENTS in East Sussex are being urged to be on their guard for cold callers making bogus claims about a home insulation scheme.
East Sussex Trading Standards issued the warning following a spate of reports about a company offering a home insulation scheme they falsely claimed was supported by the county council. Continue reading
BUSINESSES are being urged to sign up for a scheme which guides them through regulation and helps them ensure they stay within the law.
East Sussex County Council’s Trading Standards team has begun providing Primary Authority Partnerships, which offer a ‘one-stop shop’ for tailored advice and support on complying with consumer protection law. Continue reading
THE former owner of an Eastbourne restaurant has been fined after it put a four-year-old boy’s life at risk by serving him a dessert containing nuts.
Stephen Nock was managing director of Bright Ideas Studio Ltd, which owned Seasons Restaurant, in Sovereign Harbour, at the time of the incident in May 2017. Continue reading