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ANOTHER SERIAL OFFENDER - FOR WHICH WE PICK UP THE BILL
According to the local media, the scrap yard now on fire, has been a serial offender. It says the site has been visited more than 50 times in the last 3 months for problems associated with fire....
BREAKING NEWS - HUGE SCRAP YARD FIRE IN ALTHAM NEAR ACCRINGTON
HOME OFFICE REVIEW OF SCRAP METAL DEALERS ACT 2013 - UPDATE
Following on from my e-mail earlier late last week about the Home Office review of SMDA13, I have now spoken to the Home Office lead on this review.........
TRADE BODIES JOIN FORCES OVER 'RESTRICTIVE' FIRE GUIDANCE
Trade associations from the waste and recycling sector have joined forces to lobby the Environment Agency (EA) over its recently revised fire prevention plan (FPP) guidance......
SCRAP METAL DEALERS ACT 2013 - HOME OFFICE REVIEW
We've been contacted by the Home Office this morning about the SMDA13. The built-in 5 year review has been brought forward to January 2017.......
CHANGES TO LICENCES FOR RECEIVING CATS - WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK
We've been liaising with the EA about the changes necessary to members Environmental Permits/ Waste Management Licences to allow them to continue to buy in cats from 3rd parties or move cats between their own sites.
SCOTTISH MVDA MEMBERS - METAL DEALER LICENSING
MVDA is keen to continue to distinguish MVDA members from all the rest...
ILLEGAL CAR BREAKERS ON EBAY - THE LATEST
Thanks to members for sending in examples of illegal car breakers selling via eBay. Please keep them coming! We are maintaining pressure on the.....
MORE DODGY CAR BREAKERS ON EBAY
The day after dealing with the latest parts scam we received a phone complaint from a member of the public about an allegedly ‘low mileage’ engine they had purchased for.....
SCAM WARNING - 2ND HAND PARTS
We have recently become aware of on-line scams involving the sale of 2nd hand parts from sellers fraudulently presenting themselves as MVDA member companies.....