All Awards articles – Page 2

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    Up to 4 MLPA MFG Brooklands Service Station Worthing, West Sussex

    2020-02-10T00:00:00Z

    Following a recent store development, MFG says the overall experience at Brooklands has changed beyond all recognition. Once you enter the Budgens shop, you are greeted with wide aisles and a comprehensive food offer. Gondola ends house ’Fantastic deals’ on lots of key items. The food-to-go section includes Bake ...

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    More than 4 MLPA Tout’s Budgens of Langford Langford, north Somerset

    2020-02-10T00:00:00Z

    Tout’s Budgens of Langford was established in 2000 by husband and wife team Phil and Lesley Tout. Since their ’retirement’, the business has remained in the family with the next generation Jon and Zena Tout taking over. As a local family-run business, Tout’s feels well-connected to its local communities and ...

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    Solid gold sites

    2020-01-13T00:00:00Z

    Our review of the Forecourt Trader of the Year 2019 awards continues with the regional winners from the Midlands and the North, plus three more specialist category champions Up to 4 MLPA Spar Newark Newark, Nottingham Spar Newark is a great-looking forecourt with its dual Spar and Jet branding. ...

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    Meet the winners

    2019-12-16T00:00:00Z

    We begin our review of the 2019 Forecourt Trader Award winners: this month we cover the regional victors from Scotland and Northern Ireland, plus three from the 12 specialist categories Up to 4 MLPA RaceTrack Autoport Services Glasgow, Lanarkshire If you see a colourful glow in the Paisley Road ...

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    Onwards and upwards

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    As the final winner was announced at September’s glamorous Forecourt Trader Awards ceremony, the Garner Group’s table could not have been more shocked. "We were absolutely flabbergasted to win," says director Tim Garner. "We didn’t think we’d won at all there seemed to be so many other worthy winners. ...

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    Top honours for retailers nationwide

    2019-10-10T00:00:00Z

    It was a fabulous family affair as the Garner Group took top honours for the second time in five years at this year’s Forecourt Trader Awards ceremony, which was celebrated in grand style at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge. Awards host Matt Dawson TV presenter and World Cup Rugby ...

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    Nominate your choice for Special Recognition Award

    2019-05-17T00:00:00Z

    We are seeking nominations for Forecourt Trader of the Year’s ’Special Recognition’ award, which is run in conjunction with principal sponsor, Essar Oil (UK) Ltd, and is voted for by the readers of Forecourt Trader. The category aims to highlight the person/people who are setting standards, blazing a trail, or ...

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    How to be a winner

    2019-04-08T00:00:00Z

    The Forecourt Trader of the Year Award will be presented at a glittering ceremony at the Park Plaza, Westminster, London on Thursday, September 12, along with many other awards, which recognise the high standards of operation in the fuel retailing sector. But will it be you up on the winners’ ...

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    Lights out and away we go!

    2019-04-08T00:00:00Z

    This month sees the launch of the Forecourt Trader Awards 2019. The most prestigious and respected awards in the UK’s petrol retailing calendar will again seek out the brightest and best in the industry those pushing the boundaries of hard work and innovation in the pursuit of excellence. This year ...

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    Top of the class

    2019-03-11T00:00:00Z

    winner Shell Go Home Well Staff research gave Shell a real understanding of just how ’health and safety’ was being perceived on its forecourts, and the negative connotations that came along with it. The company recognised that the phrase health and safety had become synonymous with red ...

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    Prize sites

    2019-02-11T00:00:00Z

    Up to 4 MLPA Paul Merriman Gulf Kiln Park Service Station, Tenby Kiln Park Service Station at Kiln Park Holiday Centre in Tenby is as much a hub for holidaymakers as it is for the local residents. The site has undergone some big changes recently. All the pumps were replaced ...

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    Winning ways

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Up to 4 MLPA Rubesh Navaratnam Rontec Bilston, Stow Heath, West Midlands Rontec Bilston was one of the original Morrisons Daily trial stores, opening in December 2016. That’s when commission operator Rubesh Navaratnam took over the site and began to weave his magic. The site earned its ...

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    Winning all the way

    2018-12-19T00:00:00Z

    Scotland Up to 4 MLPA David Penny Vicky Hennessy Penny Petroleum Jet Kirkmuirhill, South Lanarkshire Kirkmuirhill Service Station was acquired by Penny Petroleum in March 2017. The site, which opens 7am11pm seven days a week, is located in a prime position on the main road through the village ...

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    Pioneering site leads the field

    2018-11-12T00:00:00Z

    When the Forecourt Trader of the Year award winner was finally announced as the A26 Tannaghmore site in Northern Ireland, the stage at the glamorous Hilton on Park Lane erupted in applause and ticker tape, and everyone on the Maxol table fell off their seats. They had been busy ...

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    Maxol takes top award

    2018-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Maxol’s A26 Tannaghmore Services in County Antrim took the top honours at this year’s Forecourt Trader Awards, held last month at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Maxol director Barry McMullan and site manager Patrick Bennett were presented with the prestigious Forecourt Trader of the Year trophy, following a night ...

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    This is your moment

    2018-04-12T00:00:00Z

    This month sees the launch of the Forecourt Trader Awards 2018. The most prestigious and respected awards in the UK’s petrol retailing calendar will again seek out the brightest and best in the industry those pushing the boundaries of hard work and innovation in the pursuit of excellence. The competition ...

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    Final countdown

    2018-03-20T00:00:00Z

    As we prepare to launch the Forecourt Trader Awards for 2018 in next month’s issue, we complete our review of the amazing winners at last year’s competition Best Oil company initiative winner shell: From a very competitive entry list, Shell was unanimously judged to have the Best Oil ...

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    Sites to be seen

    2018-02-14T00:00:00Z

    west country wales: up to 4mlpa Gulf crossways service station: Owner Darren Briggs let his daughter Jessica King take all the glory at last September’s ceremony, leaving her alone to be presented with the prestigious award, "as she works hard and she’s earned it". Darren became the proprietor ...

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    Northern lights

    2018-01-12T00:00:00Z

    midlands: up to 4mlpa Spar Bilsby: Bilsby Filling Station in Alford, Lincolnshire, had been facing an uncertain future until the management team decided to give it a new lease of life with a £600k refurbishment. The site is in a rural village with around 150 houses, on the A1111 ...

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    Top of the class

    2017-12-13T00:00:00Z

    Scotland: up to 4 mlpa Jet Mascot Ardeer: Mahmood Saleem has created a state-of-the art store by totally transforming Ardeer Services in Stevenston, North Ayrshire. The 24/7 Jet forecourt and Nisa store is ideally placed to serve the local community and commuters travelling between three local towns. With larger supermarkets ...