Paul Salisbury, chairman of Binley Woods Parish Council, said: "Binley Woods Parish Council has been pushing to become a No Rogue Trader
Zone for some time now and residents are looking forward to the implementation of the scheme.
The Office of Fair Trading is now urging people - especially the elderly and vulnerable - to be on their guard against rogue traders
knocking at their door.
Inspector Steve Broughton, of Redcar and Cleveland Police, said: "The operation targets rogue traders
who often themselves target elderly and vulnerable people in an attempt to con them out of large amounts of money for work that is substandard, unnecessary and overpriced.
HOMEOWNERS are being warned to watch out for rogue traders
looking to make the most of the bad weather.
Following the arrest, Trading Standards officers are warning residents that rogue traders
are currently targeting premises in the Vale of Glamorgan, approaching residents and offering to repair driveways.
The rogue traders
we are targeting often prey on the elderly and the vulnerable and leave either substandard or unfinished work.
It is hoped the new online facility will enable consumers and traders to make contact, anonymously if they wish, about rogue traders
who they suspect of ripping off the public.
They are also being handed information booklets with tips to stay safe from cowboys, while signs are being erected in the roads declaring it a 'No Rogue Trader
Warwickshire Consumer Empowerment Partnership - a group comprising trading standards and Citizens Advice - say rogue traders
usually knock on doors or deliver flyers to tout for work, but often use false names and addresses on advertising and paperwork, and removable signs for their vehicles.
com, which aims to stop residents being ripped of by a rogue trader
As reported in the Telegraph last week, Sheila Taylor, of Allesley Park, was fleeced out of thousands of pounds by a rogue trader
she knew only as "Dave".
FAMILIES are urged to stay safe from bogus callers in National Rogue Trader