Food to be sold past best before date in Devon

Convenience stores in Crediton, Exeter and Exmouth will be selling selected products past their ‘best before' date as it relates to quality, not the safety of the product.

With the aim of keeping more food in the human food chain, Southern Co-op has expanded its Reducing Our Foodprint initiative with products being reduced to just 20p.

Now available in more than 100 Co-...

Supermarkets back PCC Tony Hogg in alcohol campaign

Leading supermarkets and retailers have agreed to work with Devon and Cornwall’s Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg as he prioritises the battle against alcohol related crime and misuse.

They sat down for initial round table talks with Mr Hogg yesterday. They were able to discuss work they already do with local communities. This includes monitoring sales, educating customers and...

Tony Hogg meets supermarkets and retailers for alcohol talks

Devon and Cornwall’s Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg will today (Wednesday 5 March) sit down with major supermarkets and retailers to discuss the availability of cheap alcohol and the impact it has on crime and disorder.

“I am about to publish my updated Police and Crime Plan, and tackling alcohol related crime and misuse is one of my top priorities.” said Mr Hogg.


PCC urges supermarkets to fight against alcohol crime

Devon and Cornwall’s Police and Crime Commissioner is calling on supermarkets and retailers to join the fight to reduce alcohol related crime and misuse.

It is one of the major priorities in Tony Hogg’s Police and Crime Plan.

Alcohol related crime and anti-social behaviour costs around £366m / year across the force area. It affects individuals, families and communities and...