Retailers recognised in Leigh for preventing under age sales

Retailers with their certificates at Leigh Sports Village

Retailers with their certificates at Leigh Sports Village

First published in News

RETAILERS have been recognised for their commitment in preventing under age sales of products such as alcohol.

The Responsible Retailer Awards – run by Wigan Council’s Trading Standards and Licensing Section – presented 15 shops with certificates for their efforts at Leigh Sports Village On Monday.

Julie Middlehurst, service manager for trading standards and licensing, said: “It is really important that businesses who sell alcohol, cigarettes, fireworks don’t allow any sales to people under 18, as they are breaking the law and face serious consequences.”

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