|Nottinghamshire County Council Trading Standards have received reports of a gardener in the Bassetlaw area who has been charging residents hundreds of pounds for simple gardening work.
If you are thinking of having any work done in your garden or home, we would always advise that you get at least 3 quotes from different companies before you agree to any works being done.
You can ask your friends and family for recommendations or you can obtain free ‘pre-shopping advice’ by contacting the Citizens Advice Consumer Service on 0808 223 1133.
You can also report a trader to Trading Standards by contacting the Citizens Advice Consumer Service on 0808 223 1133.
Sharon May (Nottinghamshire County Council, Trading Standards Officer, Notts)