Trading Standards Advice

Following recent warnings from Norfolk Constabulary about an increase in scams and fraud offences across the county, your Parish Council is pleased to be able to share the following information, kindly provided by Norfolk Trading Standards.

Trading Standards Consumer Alerts
To sign up for Trading Standards Consumer Alerts, visit www.norfolk.gov.uk/scams.

Friends Against Scams
Aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering communities to “Take a Stand Against Scams”. This is achieved by looking to tackle the lack of scams awareness by providing information about scams and those who fall victim to them. This information enables communities and organisations to understand scams, talk about scams, and cascade messages throughout communities about scams prevention and protection. To find out more, visit www.norfolk.gov.uk/friendsagainstscams.

No Cold Calling Zones
A designated area where the residents declare they will no longer accept traders calling at their homes without an appointment. For further information and an application form, contact Norfolk Trading Standards on 0344 800 8020 or visit www.norfolk.gov.uk/nccz.

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