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Thieves steal vintage pump from outside Shropshire garage

West Mercia Police have reported that a vintage petrol pump was stolen from a garage in Prees Heath, Whitchurch, Shropshire, at the start of the month.

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Robbers take cigarettes and cash from Wigan forecourt

An appeal for witnesses has been issued by Greater Manchester Police after staff at a Wigan petrol station were robbed on the night of Monday January 15.

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Greenergy doubles Esso-branded sites it supplies

Greenergy, the UK’s largest supplier of road fuels, is celebrating winning new business to double the number of Esso-branded sites it supplies.

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Euro Garages applies for consent for KDRB of north Wales site

Euro Garages has submitted a planning application for a knock down rebuild (KDRB) of its Esso site at Connah’s Quay in Flintshire, north Wales.

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Euro Garages appoints manager for Italy

Euro Garages European arm EG Group has appointed a country manager to lead the strategic development of its petrol forecourt retail convenience offer in Italy.

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DCC reports increased profits and turnover for half year

DCC, the parent company of Certas Energy, has reported increased sales and profits for the six months ended 30 September 2017.

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Large Esso forecourt with Spar store let by Christie & Co

Hinton Service Station, an Esso-branded forecourt located on the outskirts of Christchurch, has been let through specialist property adviser, Christie & Co.

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Central Convenience Stores buys Brighton forecourt

Hangleton Service Station, branded as Esso and located in the heart of the Brighton suburb of Hangleton, has been sold through specialist property adviser Christie & Co.

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Thieves cause major damage to Tesco site to steal from ATM

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for information after an ATM at a petrol station was broken into in Dewsbury.

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Knife and crowbar used in robbery from Esso garage

Armed robbers threatened staff at a petrol station in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, with a crowbar and knife before making off with cash from the till.

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Police release CCTV film in bid to catch forecourt gunman

Police have released CCTV footage of a robbery at a forecourt shop in which a woman cashier was handed a note that read, “I’ve got a gun”.

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New Synergy Supreme+ Unleaded launched

Esso is launching a new and improved formulation of its premium unleaded fuel, Synergy Supreme+ Unleaded (97 octane).

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Robbers threaten forecourt staff member with a hammer

Staffordshire Police officers investigating a robbery that occurred at a petrol station at Burntwood in the early hours of Saturday morning (12 August) are appealing for witnesses.

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Men arrested over devices placed on forecourt ATMs

Merseyside Police detectives have arrested three men after a theft from an ATM in Crosby and further offences in the West Midlands area.

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EC approves deal for 1,176 Italian sites by Euro Garages’ parent

The European Commission has approved the acquisition of 1,176 Italian fuel stations by Euro Garages’ parent company Intervias Group.

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Suresite in deal to support Greenergy's Esso dealers

Suresite has been appointed by Greenergy to provide wet-stock management across its Esso dealer network.

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Staff detain man after botched robbery attempt in Sussex

A man has been arrested and charged after a botched attempt at robbery at a petrol station in Storrington, West Sussex.

Chartman team celebrate completion of road scheme

The end of two years of road closures and traffic snarl ups, resulting from an A30 Cornwall road improvement scheme, was celebrated last weekend by staff and customers at the Esso and Spar branded Bodmin Moor Services.

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Forecourt bomber sentenced to six years

A man who blew up an ATM on a forecourt, while the 24-hour site’s manager was in the premises, has been sentenced to six years in prison.

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Petrol Sign signs five-year deal with Esso Europe

Petrol Sign, a division of MS International plc, has signed a five-year supply agreement with Esso Europe.

Merril Boulton: Esso opportunity

So the final tranche of Esso's company- owned network is now the focus of ambitious forecourt entrepreneurs as the official push to sell the southern block of 200 sites gets under way. Whether they're new to the industry or established fuel retailers hoping to expand their networks, they will all be subject to Esso's lengthy and rigorous processes, so there won't be a conclusion to the bidding any time soon.

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Esso's On the Run format will soon be consigned to the archives as the final tranche of the oil major's company-owned sites are put on the market, and it charts a new path to growth if not market leadership in the retail fuel market.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 15 January 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East124.9460.90131.85122.27
East Midlands124.34132.31121.54
London125.0662.90132.42122.10
North East123.94133.63121.07
North West124.1658.50132.51121.18
Northern Ireland123.4169.90128.40120.85
Scotland124.5774.90130.88121.33
South East125.1561.40132.52122.48
South West124.73130.24121.91
Wales124.44128.57121.19
West Midlands123.7465.23132.27121.20
Yorkshire & Humber123.9161.90132.74121.12

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