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New Telephone Scam

South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards - 16th January 2015

South Gloucestershire Trading Standards would like to remind residents to remain vigilant and suspicious of unexpected telephone calls. Read More...

Bradley Stoke Town Council - January Newsletter

Bradley Stoke Town Council - January Newsletter

BSTC - 13th January 2015

The latest newsletter from Bradley Stoke Town Council is now available for download. Read More...

New Telephone Scam

South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards - 16th December 2014

South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards would like to remind residents to remain vigilant when receiving unexpected telephone calls where the caller purports to be from your bank or credit card company. These are known as ‘vishing’ scams. Read More...

Businesses beware

South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards - 25th November 2014

South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards would like to remind businesses to be vigilant when receiving unexpected telephone calls demanding money. Read More...

It's no accident they are calling

South Gloucestershire Trading Standards - 19th November 2014

South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards is asking residents to treat all unexpected telephone calls with suspicion. Read More...

Helping Trading Standards spread the message

South Gloucestershire Trading Standards - 7th November 2014

South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards have gained another ally in the fight against rogue traders and scammers, which continue to be a problem in South Gloucestershire and across the region. Read More...

Bradley Stoke Town Council - October Newsletter

Bradley Stoke Town Council - October Newsletter

BSTC - 8th October 2014

The latest newsletter from Bradley Stoke Town Council is now available for download. Read More...

Unsure? Close the Door

Age UK South Gloucestershire - 1st October 2014

Age UK South Gloucestershire have been made aware of an incident where a bogus caller, claiming to be one of our representatives, cold called an older person offering to undertake some home decorating and repairs. The rogue caller then asked for money to buy materials. Read More...

Rogue traders in South Gloucestershire

South Gloucestershire Trading Standards - 26th September 2014

Officers at South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards have been made aware of two recent incidences involving rogue traders in the local area. Read More...

Scam telephone calls

South Gloucestershire Trading Standards - 26th September 2014

South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards would like to remind residents to be suspicious of cold callers on the telephone. Read More...