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A CTC van outside Chartman's Winning Post Service Station

Top 50 Indie Chartman shortlisted for Grocer Gold award

Top 50 Indie Chartman has been shortlisted as the Retail Chain of the Year 2017 in the prestigious Grocer Gold awards, run by Forecourt traders sister publication The Grocer.

HKS Sandringham

HKS chooses TLM head office system

TLM Technologies has announced the deployment of its Evo Head Office solution with Top 50 Indie HKS Retail, for the management of seven of its recently acquired sites.

police tape

Cashpoint attacked at Top Indie's site

Police are investigating after part of a cashpoint machine was stolen from the Esso garage, owned by Top 50 Indie MRH, at The Street in Great Barton, Suffolk.

Flames at MRH Esso site

Blaze guts shop on MRH forecourt

A forecourt shop has been gutted by a major fire on a site owned by Top 50 Indie MRH.

Euro Garages chooses US software to control pricing

Top 50 Indie Euro Garages has selected PriceAdvantage software to execute its fuel pricing strategies as well as eliminate manual fuel price processes among its expanding portfolio of 341 sites located throughout mainland UK.

Euro Garages plans new-to-industry site in Surrey

Top 50 Indie Euro Garages is seeking planning permission for a service station and drive-thru restaurant on a site near the M25 at Cobham, in Surrey.

MRH starts KDRB of Plymouth site

Top 50 Indie MRH has commenced a knock-down rebuild (KDRB) of its BP petrol filling station at Forder Valley Road in Plymouth, which includes an expanded convenience store on the site.

Euro Garages opens new to industry site at Chorley

Top 50 Indie Euro Garages has opened another new to industry site which includes a Sainsburys Local store as part of its partnership with the supermarket group.

MFG CEO Jeremy Clarke

MFG acquires High Noon Stores forecourt site

Top 50 Indie Motor Fuel Group (MFG) has acquired a site from former Top 50 Indie High Noon Stores, which ceased trading in January this year.

Forecourt Eye recovers cash for Sewell on the go

A new paperless system is helping Forecourt Trader of the Year Sewell on the go to achieve a fuel cost recovery rate of 89% from customers who claim to have no means of payment.

Euro Garages opens its first KFC drive-thru

Euro Garages has opened its first drive-thru KFC restaurant, and says it is aiming for 30-plus by 2020.

Applegreen UK managing director John Diviney

Applegreen secures lease to new to industry site

Top 50 Indie Applegreen UK has agreed to take a lease on a new-to-industry petrol station and convenience store that is due to be developed in Ludlow.

Rontec chairman and ceo Gerald Ronson

Rontec to add 40 more Morrisons stores at its sites

Top 50 Indie Rontec is extending its partnership with Morrisons with plans for a further 40 convenience stores across its sites, but Morrisons trial with a second Top 50 Indie, MFG, has been terminated.

Applegreen buys Birmingham forecourt

Top 50 Indie Applegreen has acquired Circle Garage on Kingstanding Road in Birmingham.

Chartman's Winterbourne Abbas site

Chartman Retail reopens West Country forecourt

Residents of Winterbourne Abbas in Dorset, together with local commuters and passing drivers have been celebrating the re-opening of the village forecourt and shop by Top 50 indie Chartman Retail.

Top 50 Indies increase share of UK forecourts to 26%

The companies that make up Forecourt Traders Top 50 Indies now account for 26% of the forecourts in the entire UK market.

Euro Garages buys four more High Noon forecourt sites

Euro Garages has bought four more forecourt sites from the stricken former Top 50 Indie High Noon Stores, which went into administration in January.

Penny Petroleum's Kip Hill Esso site

Greenergy extends supply deal with Penny Petroleum

Greenergy has signed agreements to supply a further three sites owned by Top 50 Indie Penny Petroleum, taking the number of Penny Petroleum sites supplied by Greenergy to seven. All of these sites are Esso-branded.

Current Westmorland CEO Sarah Dunning

Westmorland recruits new chief executive

Top 50 Indie Westmorland has announced it has recruited a new chief executive as it unveiled strong growth in turnover and profits in its annual results.

Chartman fun day raises cash for charities

Pyjamas, onesies and cake bakes were the order of the day for Chartman Retails annual charity fun day on Friday January 27.

Applegreen finance chief to leave

Applegreen has announced that its chief financial officer, Paul Lynch, has decided to leave the company.

MFG's new head of food services Paul DearyPaul Deary

MFG recruits Applegreen's UK head of food operations

Top 50 Indie Motor Fuel Group (MFG) has recruited Paul Deary from fellow Top 50 Indie Applegreen to be its new head of food services.

 David Branch, Nick Webster, Duncan Morris

Top 50 Indie MPK buys Derbyshire site

Top 50 Indie MPK Garages has bought Riverside Service Station in Belper, Derbyshire. It was sold by specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, on behalf of its owner Nick Webster for an undisclosed sum.

Kay Group starts biggest development

Top 50 Indie The Kay Group has just started work on its largest development to date on a brownfield site at Irlam in Greater Manchester.

Euro Garages tight-lipped over Little Chef reports

Euro Garages has declined to comment on reports in The Sun that it is in advanced talks to buy the Little Chef chain of roadside restaurants.

for sale sign

Advisers seek buyers for stricken Top 50 Indie

Business advisers to the stricken Top 50 Indie High Noon Stores are trying to find buyers for the companys assets, but have said reports that the company has gone into administration are not strictly accurate.

Kay Group partners WH Smith at new site

Top 50 Indie The Kay Group has introduced a new partnership with WH Smith at the opening of its second new to industry site in the past 12 months at Crewe Gateway.

Top 50 Indie in administration

Top 50 Indie High Noon Stores has gone into administration.

MRH Hursts site at night

MRH buys Spring Petroleum

MRH, number one in Forecourt Traders Top 50 Indies, has bought Spring Petroleum which was ranked 11th in the list.

Polymer Logistics retail ready packagiing in Sewell on the go store

Polymer packaging rolls out at Sewell on the go

Polymer Logistics has announced the implementation of a range of its retail-ready packaging (RRP) solutions by award winning Sewell on the go.

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Weekly Fuel Prices 17 April 2017
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East120.7367.90128.72118.72
East Midlands119.95131.24118.34
London120.8753.90129.98119.12
North East119.40130.73117.21
North West120.01128.97118.13
Northern Ireland119.1063.50117.39
Scotland119.90126.33117.67
South East121.0958.50129.83119.18
South West120.38128.30118.45
Wales119.75125.03118.03
West Midlands120.3661.57130.37118.53
Yorkshire & Humber119.72129.97118.08

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