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    Over 5,000 litres of diesel stolen from Essex forecourt

    2014-01-22T00:00:00Z

    More than 5,000 litres of diesel has been stolen from Coventry Hill Service Station at Hullbridge, near Rayleigh, Essex. Staff discovered the theft on Sunday morning and found that 5,620 litres had been taken. Police said that two men parked a Luton van on the forecourt just after ...

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    Diesel thieves foiled after lifting 1,500 litres

    2014-01-03T00:00:00Z

    Thieves attempting to steal diesel from a filling station in Carlisle were foiled after an alarm was tripped and police raced to the scene and caught them in the act. The incident occurred at Carleton Filling Station, which is owned by Top 50 Indie Hills of Corby, on the ...

  • Mystery problem affecting diesel across UK
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    Mystery problem affecting diesel across UK

    2013-12-13T00:00:00Z

    A mystery problem with diesel is causing a wave of breakdowns across the UK, according to the RAC. The issue is more prevalent in eastern parts of England and Scotland, with the greatest concentration of breakdowns occurring in the North East, and can arise from diesel purchased from any ...

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    7,800 litres of diesel stolen from forecourt

    2013-12-13T00:00:00Z

    Police are appealing for information after more than £10,000 worth of diesel was stolen from a forecourt in Norfolk. Between 7am on Thursday 5 December and 7am on Wednesday 11 December 2013 approximately 7,800 litres of diesel were taken from a diesel tank at the Martin Service Station on ...

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    Alert follows diesel theft

    2013-12-04T00:00:00Z

    Suffolk Police have issued an alert to forecourt owners after thousands of litres of diesel were stolen from a filling station at Kentford, in Suffolk. The incident occurred between 8pm on Wednesday, November 6, and 6am on Thursday, November 7, at the Bury Road Filling Station. About 14,000 litres ...

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    Massive diesel theft from Suffolk filling station

    2013-11-08T00:00:00Z

    Suffolk Police have issued an alert to forecourt owners after thousands of litres of diesel were stolen from a filling station at Kentford, in Suffolk. The incident occurred between 8pm on Wednesday 6 November and 6am on Thursday 7 November at the Bury Road Filling Station. About 14,000 litres ...

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    CID appeal after major diesel theft from petrol station

    2013-10-11T00:00:00Z

    East Surrey CID have launched an appeal for information following the theft of a large quantity of diesel fuel from a petrol station. The incident took place at the Murco petrol station at Guildford Road, Great Bookham, in Surrey, while it was closed overnight, between 11.30pm on Thursday, 29 ...

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    Diesel lost in tanker crash

    2013-09-02T00:00:00Z

    It is estimated that about 7,500 litres of diesel was lost into the surrounding environment following a crash involving a fuel tanker in south-west Wales. The Texaco-branded tanker was involved in a collision with a crane in Pembrokeshire on August 16 and fire crews arrived at the scene to find ...

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    7,500 litres of diesel spilled in tanker rupture

    2013-08-21T00:00:00Z

    It is estimated that about 7,500 litres of diesel was lost into the surrounding environment following a fuel tanker crash last Friday in south-west Wales. A Texaco-branded tanker was involved in a collision with a crane in Pembrokeshire and fire crews arrived at the scene to find its end ...

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    Large diesel theft from Grantham service station

    2013-08-16T00:00:00Z

    Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information after the theft of a large amount of fuel from a service station, near Grantham. This incident took place on Friday August 9 between 1.30am and 6am at Great Ponton Services on the A1 northbound. Police say the perpetrators gained access to ...

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    Massive diesel theft in Sweden

    2013-08-16T00:00:00Z

    Forty thousand litres of diesel have been stolen from an automatic filling station in Sweden, according to The Local, an English language website covering the country. Police are hunting for the thieves who stole the fuel from a site in Vilhelmina, northern Sweden. The culprits managed to manipulate ...

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    HMRC seizes adulterated diesel from garage

    2013-07-24T00:00:00Z

    HM Revenue Customs (HMRC) has seized 2,800 litres of contaminated fuel, red diesel and kerosene from a filling station in the county of Caerphilly in South Wales. HMRC road fuel testing officers found two large fuel tanks containing what purported to be duty-paid white diesel selling at ...

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    Dye used to fight diesel theft

    2013-05-30T00:00:00Z

    An initiative to fight diesel theft is increasingly being taken up by haulage firms in Derbyshire. Operation Dynamo, which is being run by Derbyshire police and Derbyshire Dales District Council, involves adding dye to the fuel so it can be identified if it is stolen. Longcliffe Calcium Carbonates, ...

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    Diesel stolen from Kent petrol stations

    2013-04-26T00:00:00Z

    Thousands of litres of diesel have been stolen from two petrol station in Kent in a rash of thefts which have only taken place on Friday nights. The first occurred on the night of April 5 between 7pm and 7am the next morning, when 2,200 litres of diesel was ...

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    Supermarkets cut diesel prices

    2013-04-10T00:00:00Z

    Cuts of up to 2 pence per litre (ppl) in the price of diesel have been implemented today by all the UK’s biggest supermarket groups. The cuts appear to have been sparked by Morrisons, which announced yesterday that it would be cutting up to 2ppl off diesel prices at ...

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    Diesel thieves stopped by tank monitoring system

    2013-04-05T00:00:00Z

    A sudden-loss alarm system has helped to foil two intruders who siphoned off around 10,000 litres of diesel from Forest Lane Service Station, on the A614 near Calverton, Nottinghamshire. The site was closed when the theft occurred but an alarm connected to its Veeder-Root TLS-350 tank monitoring system tipped off ...

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    Asda sets national limit on retail diesel price at 139.7ppl

    2013-03-25T00:00:00Z

    Asda has cut the price of diesel by up to 2p a litre. From Tuesday March 26 it says customers will pay no more than 139.7p per litre of diesel at any of the supermarket’s 213 forecourts nationwide. The price of unleaded at Asda remains at its national price ...

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    Diesel stolen from Asda distribution site

    2013-03-15T00:00:00Z

    Police are investigating after a large quantity of diesel was stolen from a container at an Asda regional distribution centre. The theft happened between 11.30am on Saturday March 9, and 1am on Sunday, March 10, when diesel was stolen from a container at the Asda Distribution site on Pattinson ...

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    Diesel thieves caught in the act

    2013-02-27T00:00:00Z

    Intruders who siphoned off thousands of pounds worth of diesel from a petrol filling site were caught in the act by police after sudden loss alarms tipped off staff. The theft took place at Forest Lane Service Station, on the A614 near Calverton, Nottinghamshire, which is owned by Brobot Petroleum, ...

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    Diesel stolen from Cambridgeshire site

    2013-02-08T00:00:00Z

    Cambridgeshire police have released CCTV images of a lorry they want to trace in connection with the theft of thousands of pounds worth of diesel. A white lorry with red curtains was seen being driven away from BP Childerley Gate Service Centre, St Neots Road, Dry Drayton, between 11pm ...