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Have A Safe Christmas

Tips from Midlands' local authorities and support services on having a safe and happy Christmas.

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Top tips for last minute Christmas shopping

Leicester High Cross Shopping Centre

If you're rushing round the shops today getting your last minute Christmas presents, don't forget a few simple things to make life easier, if the gifts don't turn out as planned.

Here are some tips from Trading Standards

  • Keep your receipt

  • Check the shop's policy on 'unwanted gifts' before paying

  • Return faulty goods as soon as possible

  • Contact the retailer rather than the manufacturer as your first step, as it is the seller who is ultimately responsible for faulty goods

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