Tag Archives : public protection


More hefty fines for dropping litter

Fourteen more people were fined for littering offences at Plymouth Magistrates Court this week.. The offenders were all given fixed penalty notices by the environmental enforcement officers, working for Kingdom Services Group on behalf of the Council, who witnessed them dropping litter on the city’s streets. However, despite several reminders, the fixed penalty notices remained […]


The people who protect your plate in Plymouth

We love our food, there’s simply no denying it. In fact, as a nation, we spent over £203 billion on food and drink last year alone1. But the safety of our food is often something we take for granted. So this week, as part of National Food Safety Week (4 – 10 June 2018), Plymouth […]


Let’s Talk Turkey!

Before you gobble up Turkey with all the trimmings for Christmas, you might want to take note of a new campaign to make sure you don’t end up getting food poisoning. Plymouth City Council is working with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to offer tips on how you can safely prepare turkey at home, as […]


Showing post scams the door in Plymouth

Plymouth City Council’s Trading Standards Team, are working in partnership with Devon and Cornwall Police to tackle the serious impact of scam mail. Crafty con artists have managed to scam a total £400,000 out of 195 people in Plymouth in the last two years.  Nationally it is estimated scams targeting people by phone or post […]


Good reception for ‘shh patrols’

Plymouth’s ‘shhh patrols’ had a good reception from students as they hit potential noise hot spots during Freshers’ Week. The team was out in the city centre, Mutley, Greenbank and Mount Gould to advise noisy students new to Plymouth to turn the dial down and think about their neighbours. The patrols, which involved the Council, […]