On 4 April 2011, at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court, Digibuys Limited (based at 1000 North Circular Road, in Brent, London) pleaded guilty to one offence under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 of supplying the unsafe adapter which failed to comply with the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994.Details
An 82 year old landlord has been fined £5,000 for supplying her tenant a faulty radiator which led to her death. The landlord who lives in Cornwall inherited the property in 1980 but had let the property as a holiday home until 2007. Trading Standards officers prosecuted Hilary Thompson following the tragic death by electrocution of Thirza Whittal.Details
The owner of a south Wales restaurant has been sentenced to four months imprisonment, suspended for 12 months, and 250 hours community service after being convicted of 13 offences under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.Details
Christopher Morris, who lives in Llandudno, North Wales, has been charged with failing to maintain an alarm system in a care home for the elderly. Mr Morris appeared at Manchester
Crown Court on December 23rd, where he was ordered to pay a fine of £5,000 and court costs of £6,000.