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Sainsbury's and Asda make fuel price strategy commitments to convince CMA over merger

Merril Boulton ·

Sainsbury’s has confirmed that it will cap its fuel gross profit margin to no more than 3.5 pence per litre for five years, while Asda will guarantee its existing fuel pricing strategy, in a strong rebuttal to the findings of the Competiton and Markets Authority (CMA).

Dover Fuelling Solutions wins global contract with EG Group

Merril Boulton ·

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS) has been awarded a five-year global contract with EG Group, which operates as Euro Garages in the UK, for the provision of its ClearView and Fairbanks wetstock management services.

Gareth Owen, MD The Premier Group
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MFG agrees maintenance contract with The Premier Group across estate

Merril Boulton ·

The Premier Group has been contracted by the Motor Fuel Group (MFG), the UK's number one Top 50 Indie, to provide pump maintenance services across the MFG service station

Jet welcomes new retail business manager

Merril Boulton ·

Phillips 66 has appointed Oliver Müller as retail business manager to drive further growth in the company’s UK Jet-branded dealer network. Oliver joins from the company's

Lincolnshire Co-op reopens site after £1.6m redevelopment

John Wood ·

Lincolnshire Co-op has reopened Whaplode Food Store and Filling Station after a £1.6m redevelopment.

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Before the fire: Luss Filling Station with the building that burnt down next to it
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Police say fire that has closed forecourt was deliberate

John Wood ·

A fire which has forced the temporary closure of an unmanned 24-hour Gulf filling station near Loch Lomond in Scotland was started deliberately, say police.

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Electric charging at a Fastned station

Fastned to add five further rapid charger hubs in North East

John Wood ·

Fastned, which is building a European network of fast charging stations for electric vehicles, has won a second tender in the UK led by the North East Joined Transport Committee.

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Robbers threaten female forecourt assistant with machete

John Wood ·

Detectives from Wiltshire Police are investigating a knife-point robbery at a petrol station in Swindon on Tuesday March 12.

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Council tightens up controls for hand car washes

John Wood ·

Cheshire East Council is to draw up clearer rules for dealing with planning applications for hand car washes – following concerns around a number of operation issues.

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Shell UK marketing manager Michael Hominick
Shell UK marketing manager Michael Hominick
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Shell launches new rewards programme – Shell Go+

Merril Boulton ·

Shell has launched a new rewards programme – Shell Go+ – which will replace its current Drivers’ Club scheme and is designed to completely update the way the company rewards customers for the business they bring to Shell service stations.

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George Hammond Southern Co-op Tonbridge

Top 50 Indie relaunches Tonbridge site after KDRB

John Wood ·

Top 50 Indie George Hammond plc has relaunched its Three Elm site at Tonbridge, in Kent, following a full demolition and rebuild, which has included moving the shop from Spar to Southern Co-op’s Welcome franchise.

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CCTV footage shows staff member hit and run on forecourt

John Wood ·

Dramatic CCTV footage of a forecourt staff member being knocked down by a driver who failed to pay for their fuel has been released in a bid to identify her attacker.

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Northern Irish police set up team to tackle ATM crime

John Wood ·

A team of detectives has been set up to tackle ATM thefts in Northern Ireland after another attack on a forecourt over the weekend.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 18 March 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East130.8557.70132.89121.68
East Midlands130.41132.10120.99
London130.92134.14121.81
North East129.47134.52119.63
North West129.89131.08120.36
Northern Ireland128.4464.90126.23119.33
Scotland130.47133.90120.76
South East131.14134.22122.06
South West130.59131.37121.41
Wales129.62127.41119.99
West Midlands130.2569.90135.09120.96
Yorkshire & Humber129.66133.59120.01

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