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    Hockenhull’s new £2m site construction back on track after pandemic delay

    2020-06-26T21:12:00Z

    Construction of a new leading-edge forecourt in Leicester by Hockenhull Garages is back underway following a three month break due to the pandemic.

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    Road fuel sales at filling stations reach 71% of pre-lockdown levels

    2020-06-26T14:48:00Z

    Last week saw a 7.1% increase in average road fuel sales at filling stations compared with the previous week, but volume is still nearly 30% down on pre-lockdown levels.

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    Four unions back campaign calling for hydrogen strategy

    2020-06-26T14:39:00Z

    Four of the UK’s biggest trade unions are calling on the government to bring forward a hydrogen strategy to create and sustain thousands of green jobs.

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    John Lewis Partnership to build biomethane gas filling station

    2020-06-26T14:35:00Z

    The John Lewis Partnership is planning to build a dedicated biomethane gas filling station to enable its largest heavy goods vehicles to use a low-carbon alternative to diesel.

  • Central England Co-op Lane Head Road, Shepley
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    Co-ops call for better protection in law for shop workers

    2020-06-26T14:30:00Z

    Central England Co-op is calling on the Government to introduce new legislation to better protect key workers in its stores following big rises in incidents of staff being threatened with being coughed on and given coronavirus.

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    Engie signs deal to provide electric chargers for Biffa

    2020-06-26T14:27:00Z

    Engie has agreed a partnership with the waste management company Biffa to provide electric vehicle charging facilities across its UK sites.

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    UK car manufacturing output declines by 95.4% in May

    2020-06-26T14:23:00Z

    UK car manufacturing output fell 95.4% in May, compared with the same month last year, with just 5,314 vehicles rolling off production lines, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manu

  • Pandemic could impact EV growth
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    Pandemic could impact EV growth

    2020-05-29T00:00:00Z

    The current pandemic could have severely set back the move towards electric vehicles, according to PRA chairman Brian Madderson. “Albeit the market was very small, we’ve been wondering, will the current situation have set it back still further?” he said. Madderson believes there are two elements which could ...

  • Warning of postcode lottery for EV public charging points
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    Warning of postcode lottery for EV public charging points

    2020-05-29T00:00:00Z

    Electric car drivers face a postcode lottery on public charging as the lack of ‘on-street’ infrastructure threatens to pull the plug on the uptake of ultra-low emissions vehicles, according to UK manufacturer of home charge points Andersen. Analysis of Zap-Map data undertaken by Andersen has ranked the best and ...

  • BSI launches safe working guidance for businesses
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    BSI launches safe working guidance for businesses

    2020-05-29T00:00:00Z

    New safe working guidelines to help businesses manage a safe return to work and reoccupation of their facilities have been published by BSI, in its role as the UK’s National Standards Body. The guidelines are intended to become a consensus of good practice and BSI encourages the business community ...

  • Man who attacked stranger on forecourt jailed for four years
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    Man who attacked stranger on forecourt jailed for four years

    2020-05-29T00:00:00Z

    A man who used his car to mow down a stranger on a forecourt, and then struck his unconscious victim with a crow bar, has been jailed for four years. On Thursday 28 May, at Manchester Crown Court, Aqeel Ahmed of Queensgate, Bolton, pleaded guilty to attempted Section 18 ...

  • ACS welcomes proposals to improve crime victims code
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    ACS welcomes proposals to improve crime victims code

    2020-05-29T00:00:00Z

    Proposals to restructure the government’s Victim’s Code have been welcomed by the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS). The Victims’ Code sets out the minimum level of service that victims of crime can expect from criminal justice agencies, and the Ministry of Justice has launched a consultation on proposed updates. ...

  • Forecourt crime increasing according to latest BOSS report
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    Forecourt crime increasing according to latest BOSS report

    2020-05-29T00:00:00Z

    The level of forecourt crime has increased in the first quarter of 2020, according to the latest Forecourt Crime Index from BOSS – the British Oil Security Syndicate. After falls in the previous two quarters, the index covering the first quarter (Q1) of 2020 has increased by 13% to ...

  • Pay rise for retail staff as BP adopts Real Living Wage
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    Pay rise for retail staff as BP adopts Real Living Wage

    2020-05-28T00:00:00Z

    BP is to adopt the Real Living Wage (RLW) and will pay all its directly-employed UK retail staff accordingly from August 1. The move will affect around 5,000 staff working in around 300 BP-operated retail sites and stores across the UK. The company said its hourly pay rates ...

  • Second man charged over Suffolk service station burglaries
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    Second man charged over Suffolk service station burglaries

    2020-05-27T00:00:00Z

    A second man has been charged in connection with two service station burglaries in Suffolk. On Monday 4 May, offenders forced entry to Darsham Service Station on the A12 and stole a large quantity of cigarettes. A short while later, on Tuesday 5 May, the Jet Service Station on ...

  • Cheshire forecourt suffers second armed robbery in under two years
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    Cheshire forecourt suffers second armed robbery in under two years

    2020-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Cheshire Police officers are investigating after an armed robbery at a petrol station in Birchwood, on the outskirts of Warrington. It is the second time an armed robbery has taken place at the site in less than two years. The BP garage on Oakwood Gate was targeted shortly ...

  • NFDA welcomes decision to allow car showrooms to reopen
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    NFDA welcomes decision to allow car showrooms to reopen

    2020-05-27T00:00:00Z

    The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has welcomed confirmation by the prime minister that car showrooms will be among the first non-essential retail premises allowed to open from June 1. Last week the NFDA wrote to the prime minister highlighting the sector’s preparedness following the publication of guidance by ...

  • Rules agreed for age-restricted sales to mask wearers
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    Rules agreed for age-restricted sales to mask wearers

    2020-05-27T00:00:00Z

    The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has worked with trading standards to provide clarity for local shops about the sale of age-restricted products in relation to customers wearing face masks or face coverings. When serving customers wearing face masks or face coverings who wish to purchase an age-restricted product ...

  • MPs urge Chancellor to act over threat to ATM provision
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    MPs urge Chancellor to act over threat to ATM provision

    2020-05-27T00:00:00Z

    A cross-party group of 37 MPs has written to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak urging him to bring forward action to protect access to cash, and warning the UK’s ATM network, which was already fragile due to cuts to the interchange fee, is in imminent danger of collapse due to the ...

  • PRA urges government action as forecourt crime up nearly 40%
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    PRA urges government action as forecourt crime up nearly 40%

    2020-05-27T00:00:00Z

    The PRA is pushing the government to help stem the soaring crime rates on forecourts during the pandemic as thieves use face masks to prevent identification. Amid reports of a 37% increase in the number of drive-offs and no means to pay for fuel - with many perpetrators wearing ...