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New 3,000sq ft Tuffins Nisa Local store and forecourt opened

John Wood ·

A new 3,000sq ft Tuffins Nisa Local store and forecourt opened last week in Welshpool, Powys.

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Co-op site reopens following £1m overhaul

John Wood ·

The Co-op petrol filling station and food store in Princess Parkway, Manchester, has re-opened after a near £1m revamp.

ChargePoint Services managing director Alex Bamberg
ChargePoint Services managing director Alex Bamberg
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MFG and Chargepoint claim to be leaders in charger roll-out

John Wood ·

ChargePoint Services and Motor Fuel Group (MFG) claim they are now the leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging at urban forecourts and arterial fuel stations nationwide.

RAC calls on supermarkets to cut petrol prices by 3ppl

John Wood ·

A fall in the cost of oil and a strengthening of the pound means petrol prices at the pump should soon be coming down, according to the RAC.

Government slammed for cutting support for low emission vehicles

John Wood ·

The government has been heavily criticised after announcing it is slashing the grants supporting purchase of electric vehicles, and scrapping grants for hybrids.

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Police warn forecourts are prime target of Halloween bike gangs

John Wood ·

Fuel retailers are being warned to take precautions against gangs of motorbike, moped and scooter riders who may take to the roads over Halloween.

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Kevin Eastwood, executive director of BOSS
Kevin Eastwood, executive director of BOSS
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BOSS Forecourt Crime Index falls slightly in second quarter

John Wood ·

Fuel thefts from forecourts fell marginally in the second quarter of this year, according to BOSS, the British Oil Security Syndicate, but rising fuel prices meant the average initial loss was higher.

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Shell rolls out fast charger with easier payment system

John Wood ·

Shell has installed a new fast charger for electric vehicles (EVs) that features an easy to use payment system, where users just tap the device with their credit card or smartphone.

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Texaco runs promotion with price comparison website

John Wood ·

Price comparison website Confused.com is running a promotion giving every customer who purchases a new car insurance policy a £20 Texaco fuel voucher.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 8 October 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East136.17142.01131.81
East Midlands135.6273.90140.59131.07
London136.17142.34131.84
North East135.0670.90142.98130.55
North West135.71142.42131.11
Northern Ireland134.66136.90130.45
Scotland135.91141.81131.34
South East136.57142.77132.19
South West135.9457.90141.56131.84
Wales135.44138.47131.11
West Midlands135.1664.90142.37130.86
Yorkshire & Humber134.85143.21130.73

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