Since 1986 we’ve been delivering a number of trusted shared services on behalf of the five district Councils with in West Yorkshire - Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield. We provide nine diverse, specialist services to both the public and private sectors.More About West Yorkshire Joint Services
Since the Summer of 2018 The new SAFER Project has continued to deliver free, informal and interactive workshops to ages 12+ and now offer 5 different workshops to priority neighbourhoods across the region. Please visit our webpage for full details of the SAFER Workshops.
West Yorkshire Trading Standards has been supporting hundreds of residents in West Yorkshire who have been targeted by scams. In the past year alone, the specialist team dedicated to dealing with scams have provided advice and support to over 500 residents who have lost over £250,000.
As part of Doorstep Crime Week, West Yorkshire Trading Standards is reminding residents to be vigilant when doing business on the doorstep. The regional campaign, covering the whole of Yorkshire and the Humber, is highlighting how consumers can people can protect themselves, and others, from rogue traders.
As part of Stoptober West Yorkshire Trading Standards and partner agencies have carried out a number of inspections at premises suspected of selling cheap and illicit tobacco. Seizures of thousands of pounds worth of illegal tobacco were made along with two vehicles that were being used to store illegal tobacco.
On the 30th August 2019 Mohammad Zada appeared at York Crown Court for sentencing having been found guilty for supplying illegal tobacco from his business International Express, 27 John William St, Huddersfield, HD1 1BL. Zada was previously found guilty on all charges on the 8th August 2019. Zada was sentenced to 12 months prison, with 6 months in custody and 6 months on licence.