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PRA chairman Brian Madderson
PRA chairman Brian Madderson
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PRA chief confident fuel retailers can keep up supplies despite pandemic

PRA boss Brian Madderson has said he is confident there will be no fuel shortages as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, despite panic buying of other commodities.

Transport secretary Grant Shapps
Transport secretary Grant Shapps
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Government announces grants for alternative fuel development

Household waste, unused straw from farmland and old wood will be among the components used by four UK-based plants to produce green fuels with support from a new round of government funding.

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Sainsbury's offers 10ppl discount in fuel promotion

Sainsbury’s will be running a promotion offering savings of 10ppl on fuel when customers spend £60 or more on groceries at a Sainsbury’s supermarket or online between Thursday 12 December and Friday 20 December.

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Prices at the pumps fall for third successive month

The price of petrol fell by 1.5ppl in October making for three consecutive months of cuts, data from RAC Fuel Watch shows.

Darren Chapman with a Bentley he bought with the proceeds of his crime
Darren Chapman with a Bentley he bought with the proceeds of his crime
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Former petrol station owners jailed for fuel fraud

Five people, including the former owners of a Sussex petrol station, have been sentenced for distributing and selling an estimated 4.8 million litres of illicit fuel to motorists and haulage companies across the south east of England.

Merril Boulton: editor

Kevin Eastwood: Executive director, BOSS

Any losses from forecourt crime are unacceptable. We fully understand the pressure this type of crime places on retailers, police and government agencies but by developing new and improved ways of working between police and retailers we will reduce losses and increase recovery rates.

Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Verwood Motors, Ringwood Road, Verwood, Dorset

LOCATION: My target, Verwood Motors, part of the Central Convenience Stores enterprise, is situated on the B3081 that runs through the town of Verwood, between the A31 and A354.

Kevin Eastwood: executive director BOSS

Police forces across the country are under pressure and forecourt retailers have a responsibility to help the police to use their limited resources effectively.

Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - HKS Coalville, London Road, Coalville, Leics

LOCATION: Coalville, a former coal mining town in north west Leicestershire, lies on the A511 trunk road between Leicester and Burton upon Trent. This site is the first in the UK to be branded Essar.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 30 March 2020
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East118.96132.05114.52
East Midlands119.01131.46114.46
London119.6659.90134.71116.14
North East116.33131.57110.86
North West117.71131.66113.21
Northern Ireland113.94120.90108.13
Scotland117.18131.78111.83
South East120.0368.90132.46116.19
South West118.30130.34113.27
Wales116.8157.90127.95111.17
West Midlands118.8857.90135.85114.78
Yorkshire & Humber117.69131.84113.09

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