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Gift safely - warning to Norfolk shoppers

With more than half of adults in the East of England considering gifting electrical goods this Christmas, Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service and Norfolk County Council’s Trading Standards team have issued a joint warning to be careful where you buy from.

Councillor Margaret Dewsbury, Cabinet Member for Communities and Partnerships at Norfolk County Council, said: “Unfortunately, buying from online marketplaces means that you can’t always be sure who you are buying from and whether products meet safety standards. Products being sold cheaply could also turn out to be counterfeit, so if it seems too good to be true, it may well be and you may be left with a sub-standard product."


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