POPULAR garden furniture sets could pose a fire risk to budget supermarket shoppers in Wiltshire.

Wiltshire Trading Standards has announced items sold by Aldi will need to be replaced for safety reasons.

There are five Aldis in Swindon - Drove Road, Hobley Drive, Romsey Street, Shaw Road and N Latham Road - and one in Royal Wootton Bassett. 

The supermarket chain has discovered garden items it may have sold at these branches pose a fire risk due to an issue with the cushion covers. 

Aldi said: "As a precautionary measure, we are sending replacement cushion covers to all customers who have purchased the following garden furniture products between February 13, 2022, and April 20 2022 only

"Our supplier has advised that the cushion covers' fire-retardant effectiveness may deteriorate over time. All affected customers should dispose of the current cushion covers and await their free replacement covers. The cushion and all other parts of the products are safe to use without the cushion covers."

The products affected are:

Bench add on rattan effect - all colours - 718472, 718473, 718474

Add on stool two pack - all colours - 718488, 718489, 718490

Cushion set rattan effect corner set - 718487

Rope effect coffee set 3 pc - 812106, 812664

Rattan corner sofa set (with cover) - all colours (UK only) - 718223, 718224, 718225

Rattan corner sofa (without cover) - all colours - 718220, 718221, 718222

Hanging egg chair with cover (UK only) - 812611, 812612

Hanging egg chair - 812599, 812606, 812608

This replacement is for customers who have purchased the above garden furniture products between February 13 2022 and April 20 2022 only.

Further information about the replacement, including on how to contact Aldi to arrange for replacement covers, can be found online - https://www.aldi.co.uk/product-notices