Trading standards news
Published on Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Residents are being warned to be on their guard following attempts to scam at least two residents by bogus builders.
Published on Friday, 13 January 2017
Trading Standards are warning residents to be aware of the pitfalls related to responding to prize draws and lotteries. They are also encouraging residents to raise the issue with family members or friends who may be particularly vulnerable.
Published on Thursday, 15 December 2016
Bromley Council is warning residents to be vigilant regarding a scam Council Tax email sent to residents.
Published on Thursday, 6 October 2016
Parents are being warned about the potential fire risk often presented by children’s fancy dress costumes.
Published on Monday, 4 July 2016
In the run up to National Scam Month in July, Bromley Trading Standards are alerting residents following a number of scams reported this week.
Published on Friday, 18 December 2015
A Faversham man has been jailed for three years after conning an 80 year old Beckenham resident out of £21,700.
Published on Friday, 16 October 2015
Trading Standards has issued an additional warning following further reports of rogue trader activity in Beckenham.
Published on Thursday, 15 October 2015
Bromley Trading Standards are issuing a warning about two incidents that have come to their attention involving what appears to be a very similar bogus drainage repair scam.
Published on Thursday, 24 September 2015
Bromley Trading Standards has praised the staff at the NatWest in Locksbottom whose quick actions saved an elderly customer from losing £4,600 to a rogue trader
Published on Monday, 20 July 2015
Bromley Trading Standards is warning local residents to be extra vigilant in July which has been declared Scams Awareness Month 2015.
Published on Friday, 20 March 2015
Residents in Bromley borough are being warned by Trading Standards not to respond to a stranger who makes contact on the telephone wishing to offer assistance around the needs of elderly residents, sometimes including the offer of a massage service.
Published on Monday, 16 February 2015
Bromley Police and local authority officers raided the premises of Skunkworks in Orpington High Street on Friday 13 February following complaints of antisocial behaviour in the surrounding area.
Published on Wednesday, 24 December 2014
Bromley Trading Standards has issued a warning to parents after removing a large quantity of toys from a Santa’s Grotto in the Walnuts Shopping Centre.