Pests, Pollution & Hygiene

Thursday 28 March 2024

Irresponsible dog owner prosecuted

A Torfaen resident has been prosecuted after allowing her dog to continue to bark, despite being served with a Noise Abatement Notice.
Friday 19 January 2024

Man Prosecuted for Rubbish Fly-Tipped on Twmbarlam Mountain

A Caerphilly resident has been prosecuted after around 10 bags of rubbish were found fly-tipped at a local Torfaen beauty spot...
Wednesday 29 November 2023

Scores on the doors celebrated

Scores on the doors celebrated
More than half of food businesses in Torfaen display the highest level of cleanliness, according to the Food Hygiene Ratings scheme.
Friday 20 October 2023

Cwmbran butcher prosecuted for food hygiene offences

A Cwmbran butcher has pleaded guilty to three food hygiene offences...
Wednesday 6 September 2023

Shops caught selling age-restricted items to children

Knives and alcohol have been sold to children under the age of 16 during a test purchasing operation in Torfaen...
Wednesday 9 August 2023

Shops caught selling illegal vapes to underage children

Five shops have been caught selling vapes to children under the age of 18 during an operation to tackle the illegal sales of e-cigarettes...
Friday 14 July 2023

Prosecuted for fly-tipping

A woman has been prosecuted for fly-tipping 10 black bags of rubbish on a public highway...
Friday 10 March 2023

Takeaway owner prosecuted for rotting meat

A takeaway in Pontypool was closed down after Environmental Health Officers responded to reports of a petrol generator being used because the electricity to the premises had been cut off.
Monday 6 March 2023

New dedicated litter and fly-tipping prevention officer

A new fly-tipping and litter prevention officer has been employed by Torfaen Council to help reduce litter and fly-tipping in the borough...
Friday 2 September 2022

Manager of dirty takeaway fined for food hygiene offences

The manager of a takeaway business has admitted food hygiene charges after Torfaen Council's Environmental Health Officers discovered the premises in a dirty and greasy condition, with foods exposed to risks of contamination...
Thursday 30 June 2022

River fly-tipper fined

A women has been ordered to pay £280 after her household waste was found dumped in the Afon Llwyd in April 2020...
Friday 27 May 2022

Celebrate the Jubilee safely

Only five days to go until the long Bank Holiday weekend, so if you're planning to celebrate in Torfaen, and you're not sure where to start, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the council is here to help. We have some easy-to-follow tips so that the food at your event will be memorable for all the right reasons...
Friday 21 January 2022

Fly-tipper bags a fine

A women has been ordered to pay nearly £2,000 for dumping 12 black bags of rubbish, broken furniture and cardboard boxes...
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