Tesco stole a march on its major supermarket rivals this morning by announcing it is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by 2ppl at all of its petrol stations this afternoon.
A card skimming device has been found on a pay at pump machine on a supermarket forecourt in Fife, and police are warning members of the public to be wary of such devices in the Dunfermline area.
The fuel price cuts claimed by supermarkets earlier this week have been patchy, and in many cases below the 2ppl headline figure, according to the AA, which says non-supermarket retailers are undercutting superstores in some locations.
The four major supermarkets all announced price cuts of 2ppl on unleaded petrol and diesel effective from Tuesday March 14.
Hampshire Police are appealing for information following a robbery at a service station in Dibden.
Tesco has agreed a £3.7bn deal to buy wholesaler Booker, which owns the Londis, Budgens and Premier retail brands.
A fatal crash on a Tesco forecourt on Monday January 9 is being investigated by officers from Police Scotland.
The Essex Police service is appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed and sprayed with what is believed to have been CS gas on a forecourt in Ongar.
So the final tranche of Esso's company- owned network is now the focus of ambitious forecourt entrepreneurs as the official push to sell the southern block of 200 sites gets under way. Whether they're new to the industry or established fuel retailers hoping to expand their networks, they will all be subject to Esso's lengthy and rigorous processes, so there won't be a conclusion to the bidding any time soon.
Esso's On the Run format will soon be consigned to the archives as the final tranche of the oil major's company-owned sites are put on the market, and it charts a new path to growth if not market leadership in the retail fuel market.