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ANOTHER SERIAL OFFENDER - FOR WHICH WE PICK UP THE BILL

07/12/2016

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....

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BREAKING NEWS - HUGE SCRAP YARD FIRE IN ALTHAM NEAR ACCRINGTON

07/12/2016

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-38233493

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HOME OFFICE REVIEW OF SCRAP METAL DEALERS ACT 2013 - UPDATE

05/12/2016

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.........

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TRADE BODIES JOIN FORCES OVER 'RESTRICTIVE' FIRE GUIDANCE

05/12/2016

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......

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SCRAP METAL DEALERS ACT 2013 - HOME OFFICE REVIEW

01/12/2016

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.......

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CHANGES TO LICENCES FOR RECEIVING CATS - WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK

25/11/2016

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.

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SCOTTISH MVDA MEMBERS - METAL DEALER LICENSING

25/11/2016

MVDA is keen to continue to distinguish MVDA members from all the rest...

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ILLEGAL CAR BREAKERS ON EBAY - THE LATEST

25/11/2016

Thanks to members for sending in examples of illegal car breakers selling via eBay. Please keep them coming! We are maintaining pressure on the.....

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MORE DODGY CAR BREAKERS ON EBAY

25/11/2016

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.....

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SCAM WARNING - 2ND HAND PARTS

25/11/2016

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.....

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