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MFG agrees 1 billion litres-a-year fuel supply deal with BP

Merril Boulton ·

Motor Fuel Group (MFG), the UK's largest independent forecourt operator, has signed a new five-year, 1 billion litres-a-year fuel supply contract with BP.

Shell UK HQ targeted by protesters

Merril Boulton ·

Shell’s London headquarters have been vandalised by climate-change protesters.

Newmarket Service Station
Newmarket Service Station
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Rontec buys two sites from fellow Top 50 Indie

John Wood ·

Rontec has bought two well established East Sussex petrol filling stations from its fellow Top 50 Indie Local Fuels.

Moran’s Retail Managing Director John Moran (right) pictured with Paul Moran, Manager of Moran’s Centra, Strand Road, Derry-Londonderry
John Moran (right) with Paul Moran, Manager of Moran’s Centra, Strand Road
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Moran's reopens two sites after £2m investment

John Wood ·

Northern Irish retailer Moran’s has reopened two of its stores in Derry and Coleraine after completing the first phase of a multi-million-pound investment and regeneration programme, with support from Ulster Bank.

is Brian Donaldson CEO of The Maxol Group, Peter Robinson, Licensee of Maxol Glenabbey Service Station and Kevin Paterson, Maxol Retail Manager NI
From left: Brian Donaldson, Peter Robinson, and Kevin Paterson, Maxol retail manager NI
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Maxol completes £1m revamp of service station

John Wood ·

Irish forecourt and convenience retailer Maxol has completed a £1m investment in its Glenabbey Service Station, in Northern Ireland, and has created eight new jobs.

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UK lagging behind on hydrogen development

Merril Boulton ·

The UK is lagging behind the rest of the world in terms of automotive hydrogen development, with countries like China, Korea and Japan pushing ahead at a rapid rate, according to Charles Purkess, business development manager at ITM Power.

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Ford Fiesta is still the top selling model
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Sales of new cars continue to slide in March

John Wood ·

UK new car registrations were down 3.4% in March, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). 

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David Penny with the 2018 award
David Penny won the award in 2018
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Nominations open for Special Recognition Award

John Wood ·

As this year’s Forecourt Trader Awards get under way, we are seeking nominations for our ‘Special Recognition’ award, which is run in conjunction with the Awards’ principal sponsor, Essar Oil (UK) Ltd, and is voted for by the readers of Forecourt Trader.

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Red Lion Truck Stop
The Red Lion Truck Stop
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Certas Energy starts work on Northamptonshire fuel bunker

John Wood ·

Certas Energy has hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for an HGV refuelling bunker site in Northamptonshire, 400m from the M1 at Junction 16.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 15 April 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.7461.80137.06126.04
East Midlands131.9880.90137.50125.32
London132.62139.31126.61
North East130.83137.71124.52
North West131.63135.44124.59
Northern Ireland129.55131.04123.66
Scotland131.9664.90136.81125.08
South East132.9559.90138.51126.32
South West132.2957.90137.05125.42
Wales131.3668.20132.82124.33
West Midlands131.7971.90136.78125.40
Yorkshire & Humber131.32137.91124.87

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