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Unlicensed carriers may be tempted to illegally dump, or

Northamptonshire County Council is warning people affected by the impact of the Covid19 virus to be alert for bogus cold callers or online advertisements offering to remove household waste.

28 April 2020

Trading Standards are warning people to be aware of scams

Northamptonshire County Council’s trading standards service is reminding residents to be aware of scams during the coronavirus outbreak.

26 March 2020

Hammer and nails

Northamptonshire County Council Trading Standards is advising people affected by the impact of storms Ciara and Dennis to be alert for bogus cold callers offering home repair work.

18 February 2020

No cold calling sign

Homeowners in Northamptonshire are being encouraged not to buy goods or services from cold-callers after a rise in the number of complaints about suspected rogue traders

21 August 2019

Poster about scams

Citizens Advice Central and East Northamptonshire finds that 63 in 100 people in the East Midlands have been approached by a scammer in the last two years.

12 June 2019


A Northampton business and one of its directors have been fined after pleading guilty to selling cigarettes to someone who was underage

23 January 2019

Northamptonshire trading standards case sees trader given suspended prison sentence for selling counterfeit cigarettes

12 December 2018

Rogue trader

Trading Standards crackdown on rogue traders

19 October 2018

Trading Standards puppy seized

Northamptonshire County Council’s Trading Standards is reminding people who are thinking of buying a dog to be wary of illegally imported puppies

16 October 2018