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July 2004


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Trading Standards Open Day

The Trading Standards Service is holding an Open Day on Saturday 10th July between 10.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. at the Service Headquarters on Old Budbrooke Road (just off the A1477 near Warwick Parkway Station). Come along and find out about the wide range of our activities. There will be lots going on to interest everyone – here is just a sample….

Had a problem shopping or buying a service? Find out about your rights – an Advice officer will help you sort out your consumer problems

If you have an electric blanket, have it checked free of charge by experts but please ring in advance to book your appointment Freephone 0800 413332 (50% discount voucher on new blankets for those that fail)

Make sure that your child’s car seat is fitted correctly – free checks by an expert – children can visit the animals from Umberslade Children’s Farm, play in Safety Street (a fun game which tells them about our work) or on our Watchdogs computer game and meet the Warwickshire Bear who will be handing out balloons.

Find out how to spot a fake and win a prize in our counterfeit competition

Take a look at the Killu car and learn how to avoid the pitfalls of buying a secondhand car and check out the dodgy car boot sale

Wary of shopping on line? – we can give you some helpful tips and show you some useful websites

Visit our weights and measures testing laboratories where modern equipment allows us to weigh anything from an elephant to an ink dot.

Learn about what food labels really mean

For more information contact Trading Standards on 01926 414040

This site is maintained by villagers of Oxhill for the benefit of the community and those interested in the history, news and activities that make the village such a pleasant place to live.

Send mail to the editor of the Oxhill News at news-editor@oxhill.org.uk.

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Last modified: July 05, 2004