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PRA calls for clarity on definition of 'large retailers', following Queen's speech

Merril Boulton ·

The PRA has raised concerns directed at the government’s announcement during yesterday's Queen's speech, that large retailers and motorway service areas (MSA) will be required to install electric charging points, in order to drive the development of electric cars.

Investment by convenience sector rising, says ACS

John Wood ·

The latest figures from the Association of Convenience Stores have shown an increase in investment over the last quarter, but concerns about the impact of rising employment costs.

Chartman celebrates opening at Winterbourne Abbas

John Wood ·

The Chartman Group’s latest acquisition, Winterbourne Abbas Services in Dorset, celebrated with locals and visitors at an opening event last weekend.

Peregrine Retail applies for planning consent on new-build site

John Wood ·

Peregrine Retail has lodged a planning application for a site at Frome in Somerset as it aims to double its estate of Shell-branded forecourts twinned with Budgens stores with five new-build developments over the next two years.

Government pledges to press on with electric car support

John Wood ·

The Government will press on with measures to drive the development of electric cars during the next session of Parliament, after the election scuppered a previous Bill, according to the Queen’s speech.

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Euro Garages buys pub site in Birmingham for redevelopment

John Wood ·

Top 50 Indie Euro Garages has bought a pub in Birmingham in a deal brokered by specialist business property adviser Christie & Co.

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New service station opens after investment in Ballymena

John Wood ·

A new petrol station and convenience store has opened outside Ballymena, in Northern Ireland, creating 16 jobs. The six figure investment was part supported by Danske Bank.

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Staff member hurt during robbery in Bristol

John Wood ·

Avon & Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses after a member of staff was hurt during a robbery at a service station in Hotwells, in Bristol.

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£9,000 in cash stolen from Northumberland service station

John Wood ·

Northumbria Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Blyth on Monday, June 12.

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Euro Garages parent in deal to buy 1,176 Italian sites

John Wood ·

Euro Garages’ parent company, Intervias Group, has reached an agreement with Esso Italiana – an ExxonMobil company – for the purchase of 1,176 Esso-branded service stations, located in several Italian regions.

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Tesco fined £8m for petrol leak from service station

John Wood ·

Tesco has been fined £8m after a massive leak of petrol from one of its service stations.

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Big four supermarkets cut up to 2ppl off fuel prices

John Wood ·

The big four supermarkets have all announced cuts of up to 2ppl in the price of unleaded petrol and diesel.

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Kay Group opens site with first Gregg's drive-thru

John Wood ·

Top 50 Indie The Kay Group has opened its 14th Texaco-branded service station.

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Weekly Fuel Prices 19 June 2017
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands116.1958.90125.25115.27
North East115.3759.90124.99114.79
North West116.39124.26115.33
Northern Ireland115.4264.90122.90115.05
South East117.1163.90126.62116.05
South West116.69125.72115.56
West Midlands116.5457.40124.97115.63
Yorkshire & Humber116.1154.90123.66115.16

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