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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.

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Sainsbury's offers 10ppl discount for third time in two months

Sainsbury’s has launched its third promotion in two months offering customers a discount of 10p per litre on fuel when they spend £60 or more on groceries at a Sainsbury’s supermarket or online.

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Pump prices rising as sterling weakens against dollar

After a month of falling fuel prices in June, July saw both petrol and diesel rise again as sterling lost 3% against the dollar, data from RAC Fuel Watch reveals.

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Fuel missions to forecourts in long-term decline

Fuel missions are in long-term decline, according to Val Kirillovs, research and insights director at shopper specialist HIM.

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Sainsbury's repeats promotion offering 10ppl discount on fuel

Sainsbury’s has launched its second promotion in three weeks offering customers a discount of 10p per litre on fuel when they spend £60 or more on groceries at a Sainsbury’s supermarket or online between Thursday 18 and Tuesday 23 July. The last promotion ran from Thursday June 27 to Tuesday July 2.

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Asda forecourt closed over fuel contamination fears

An Asda forecourt in south Wales has been shut after a number of cars broke down shortly after filling up there on July 1.

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Sainsbury's launches promotion offering 10ppl off fuel

Sainsbury’s has launched a promotion offering customers 10p per litre off fuel when they spend £60 or more on groceries at a Sainsbury’s supermarket or online between Thursday 27 June and Tuesday 2 July 2019.

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.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 4 November 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East130.9367.90138.13126.75
East Midlands130.73139.73126.64
London130.73139.60127.04
North East129.5562.90137.10125.31
North West129.9963.90138.40126.48
Northern Ireland128.05133.57124.33
Scotland130.6059.30137.24126.23
South East131.4566.90139.66127.42
South West130.7674.90137.94126.68
Wales129.84136.06125.42
West Midlands130.4059.90137.63126.57
Yorkshire & Humber130.02139.47126.29

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