Police have issued a warning following reports of a local resident, who recently had a man knock on her door offering property maintenance services.
He was paid to remove and dispose of a bush from her garden.
The bush was later discovered 'fly-tipped' in a nearby road.
If you experience any suspicious traders who call at your door offering to carry out work, or have been a victim of a rogue trader please telephone 101 and report them, or telephone Trading Standards Quick response Team on 01962 833666.
If you feel frightened or threatened because a trader is at your door trying to harass, pressure or even scare you into having the work done dial 999.