Doorstep traders offering to carry out work on people's homes have been spotted in Ipswich. 

Suffolk Trading Standards has issued a warning after reports that individuals were carrying out door-to-door sales. 

The traders are allegedly offering to complete work on driveways and patios. 

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A spokesman for Suffolk Trading Standards said: "Our advice is to never deal with traders on your doorstep.

"Do your research before agreeing to have any work carried out. Don't be fooled by sign printed vans, glossy leaflets and a website."