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Local authorities opting for fossil fuels while penalising motorists

John Wood ·

Campaigners for E10 petrol have published a report showing that local authorities nationwide are continuing to opt for diesel and petrol vehicles, even though some are penalising private motorists for making the same choices.

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Euro Garages applies for planning consent at motorway junction

John Wood ·

Euro Garage’s parent company EG Group has applied for planning permission for a new petrol station, a drive-thru coffee shop and two drive-thru restaurants just off Junction 1 of the M58 near Maghull, in Merseyside.

£990,000 Lincolnshire Co-op project nears completion

John Wood ·

Lincolnshire Co-op will be closing its Gibbet Nook Food Store and Filling Station between August 20-25 as it puts the final touches to a £990,000 redevelopment of the site.

Essar signs up 53rd site to its UK network

John Wood ·

Loggerheads Garage, near Mold in North Wales, has become the latest petrol station to join the Essar brand, making it the 53rd site in the Essar UK network.

Assistant taken to hospital with suspected fractures after attack

John Wood ·

An attack on a staff member at a petrol station in Newcastle has left him with a suspected broken nose and cheek bone.

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Certas Energy appoints head for its company owned network

John Wood ·

Certas Energy has appointed Scott Harris to head its company owned network of forecourts.

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Jet Cooper Brothers Newmains, Lanarkshire
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Scottish Jet site completes £75,000 redevelopment

John Wood ·

A Scottish forecourt is celebrating the company’s 50th anniversary after completing a £75,000 redevelopment of the site and renewing its five-year contract with Jet.

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Applegreen adds to estate in US with acquisition of seven sites

John Wood ·

Applegreen’s US arm has bought seven forecourt sites with S-Mart branded convenience stores in South Carolina, and a wholesale fuels distribution business, from Carolina Convenience Corporation.

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The charge in liquid batteries could be topped up in seconds
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Scientists develop liquid battery to speed up EV charging

John Wood ·

Scottish scientists have developed a liquid battery for electric cars which could be charged in seconds by filling it up at a service station.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 13 August 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.96139.34130.03
East Midlands132.2178.40140.26129.44
London132.7566.90141.06129.97
North East131.67142.51128.83
North West132.2355.20139.96128.87
Northern Ireland130.9869.90134.15128.85
Scotland132.49139.09129.38
South East133.0865.40140.87130.38
South West132.56139.07129.94
Wales132.13136.80129.14
West Midlands131.77140.75129.12
Yorkshire & Humber131.4360.80142.86128.78

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