News: Doorstep/Phone Calls – Solar Panel Device

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Be alert to Cold Callers offering a device that allegedly cuts power to solar panels in the event of a fire.

Claims that new laws are coming into force to cover fire safety linked to solar panels, and that the Fire Service will not attend fires in homes where their solar panels have caught fire are untrue.

Trading Standards urge residents not to agree to work at the door, and to always get 3 quotes from reputable traders.

Report Doorstep Crime, or request a Trading Standards approved trader scheme ‘Buy With Confidence’ directory by calling our Partners at the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline on 03454 04 05 06

For further information on renewable energy contact the Energy Savings Trust on 0300 123 1234.

Doorstep Callers – Property Maintenance Work

Hampshire County Council’s Trading Standards Service is warning the public to be wary of cold callers at the door

Have your say on tackling traffic crime and associated nuisance.

Make your views known to the Hampshire Police and Crime Panel, on efforts by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to tackle traffic crime and associated nuisance.

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