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Two Seaham shops ordered to close after £7,000 in illegal cigarettes and vapes discovered

Two businesses have been ordered to close for three months after more than £7,000 worth…

Illegal cigarettes and vapes found hidden in shops

Around 140 illegal vapes and 12,000 cigarettes have been seized from four Darlington stores and…

Court orders closure of shop

Magistrates have granted a Premise Closure Order on a shop in Hartlepool after a trading…

Tens of thousands of illegal cigarettes, vapes and tobacco seized

Tens of thousands of illicit cigarettes and vapes have been seized by police and Trading…

Illegal tobacco peddling operation shut down for 2nd time after perpetrators move to nearby shop

PShdar, on Waterloo Road in Middlesbrough, has been handed a three-month closure order

Illegal tobacco – appeal to the public to Keep it Out

People in the North East are being asked to help keep illegal tobacco out of…

Illegal cigarettes, vapes and tobacco worth £80,000 seized from Bensham shop

Last Month (December 14), Trading Standards and Northumbria Police officers visited Satellite Centre Vape on…

Sniffer dogs help to uncover huge stash of dodgy tobacco in North Tyneside

3 October 2023 – 11:53am A specialist dog team has helped to sniff out more…

Illegal tobacco dealer stashed over 23,000 bogus tabs in Parliament Road shop and flat above

Omar Usram Akram his the goods in his European Mini Market store in Parliament Road…

Crook Mini Market to close after illicit cigarette operation

Durham County Council has managed to secure a three-month closure order against the tenants of the…


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