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PRA chairman Brian Madderson
PRA chairman Brian Madderson
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PRA issues warning over ATM business rates battle

Consumers access to cash is being threatened by a continuing court battle over whether extra business rates should be imposed on ATMs, the PRA has warned.

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Valuation Office set to appeal over ATM business rates

A court verdict that overturned £300m of business rate bills for cash machines outside shops is set to be challenged after the Government received approval from the Supreme Court to appeal.

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Raiders use digger to steal ATM from Hampshire forecourt

Officers from Hampshire Police are hunting for thieves who used a digger to smash down a wall and rip out an ATM from a forecourt.

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Police in Northern Ireland remain on alert for ATM crime

Police in Northern Ireland say they are continuing to focus on preventing further attacks on ATMs following a number of arrests and five men being charged in relation to ATM thefts.

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In March thieves ripped an ATM from a forecourt in Irvinestown
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Two men arrested over ATM thefts in Northern Ireland

Two men have been arrested by detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) who are investigating a number of recent thefts of ATM machines in the Fermanagh and Tyrone areas.

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ACS calls for action over rapid loss of free-to-use cash machines

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has called for urgent action to secure consumers’ access to cash after Which? reported a massive increase in the number of cash machines being converted to charge fees.

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In March thieves ripped an ATM from a forecourt in Irvinestown
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Men arrested after ATM stolen from Northern Irish forecourt

A senior police officer in Northern Ireland has warned there is still a significant threat to sites with ATMs after two men were arrested following the theft of a cash machine from a forecourt in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

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Thieves ripped an ATM from a forecourt in Irvinestown
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Police officers recover ATM stolen in Northern Ireland

An ATM machine has been recovered by officers from the Police Service of Northern Ireland after it was found outside Omagh.

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ATM raiders strike in Northern Ireland for ninth time this year

An ATM machine was stolen from premises in the Market Square area of Bushmills in the early hours of Tuesday 16 April, in the ninth such raid in Northern Ireland this year.

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Irish forecourt devastated as ATM is ripped from building

A filling station in Dungiven has become the eighth victim of ATM thieves in Northern Ireland this year.

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A digger was set on fire after it was used in an attack on a forecourt in Irvinestown
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Northern Irish police make fresh appeal over ATM thefts

A senior the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) detective has issued a fresh appeal to the public to help catch the criminals behind the recent spate of ATM thefts across Northern Ireland.

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Thieves rip ATM from a forecourt in Northern Ireland

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland are investigating after an ATM machine was stolen from a forecourt in Irvinestown during the early hours of Sunday 24 March. 

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Blowtorch used on forecourt in botched raid

Raiders are believed to have used a blowtorch on a forecourt in a bid to steal from a cash machine in West Yorkshire. 

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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Shopworkers urged to report all abuse in new campaign

Shopworkers across England and Wales are being encouraged to report every incident of abuse when it occurs as part of a new campaign being launched today by the Home Office, retail businesses and retail membership organisations. 

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Thieves rip ATM from forecourt while site is open

Thieves have ripped out an ATM from a petrol station shop, causing extensive damage to the building, even though it was open and two staff were inside at the time.

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Suffolk Police investigating after failed cash machine heist

Suffolk Police are appealing for witnesses following the attempted theft of a cash machine in Great Barton.

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Northern Irish police set up team to tackle ATM crime

A team of detectives has been set up to tackle ATM thefts in Northern Ireland after another attack on a forecourt over the weekend.

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Kent police make seven arrests over ATM thefts

Kent police have arrested seven men in connection with a rash of ATM thefts across the South East.

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ACS calls for consumers access to cash to be protected

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has welcomed the publication of the final Access to Cash Review, calling on the Government to ensure that consumer’s access to cash is protected in the future.

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Detectives investigate attempt to steal ATM from forecourt

Detectives from Kent Police are appealing for information following the attempted theft of a cash machine from the Esso garage at Maidstone Road, in Paddock Wood, in the early hours of 28 February.

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Retailers meet police over ATM crime in Northern Ireland

Representatives of retailers in Northern Ireland have met senior police officers to discuss their concerns after a spate of ATM thefts from forecourts and other retailers’ premises.

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Thieves rip ATM out of wall of Northern Ireland forecourt

A cash machine has been stolen after it was ripped out of the wall of a filling station in Omagh, County Tyrone., in Northern Ireland.

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Police seek trio who tried to blow up forecourt ATM

Three men who attempted to blow up an ATM on a forecourt are being sought by police.

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NI retailers could withdraw ATMs following damaging raids

Retailers in Northern Ireland could start to remove ATMs from their premises because of the number of attacks causing huge damage to buildings.

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LINK offers extra payment for selected ATM providers

LINK, the UK’s main cash machine network, has announced a super premium that will significantly increase payments to ATM operators in remote and deprived areas by up to £2.75 per cash withdrawal.

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There has been a decline in ATM use
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Report confirms many people still rely on cash

Britain is not yet ready to go cashless, with about eight million people saying cash is a necessity, according to an interim report by the independent Access to Cash Review.

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Seven arrested over rash of raids on cash machines

Seven people have been arrested after Thames Valley Police conducted several warrants in connection with a rash of ATM burglaries across four counties.

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Thieves use JCB to rip ATM out of garage forecourt

Detectives are investigating after thieves ripped a cash machine out of a wall at a forecourt in Chalfont St Peter, in Buckinghamshire.

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ATM supplier steps up security measures

The world’s largest independent ATM operator, Cardtronics, has announced it is ramping up measures at its machines in the UK to counter the increasing number of attacks on its machines.

PayPoint extends cashback offer on ATM deal

PayPoint has extended its ATM cashback offer to all retailers who switch cashpoint to a PayPoint ATM.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 10 June 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East135.3166.90140.93130.00
East Midlands134.59140.57129.69
London134.50141.91130.33
North East133.19142.40129.15
North West134.1363.90139.73129.13
Northern Ireland131.34135.32128.05
Scotland134.25140.07129.86
South East135.2562.40141.74130.52
South West134.5167.90140.57129.57
Wales133.6764.90137.30128.83
West Midlands134.34140.64129.70
Yorkshire & Humber133.72140.40129.24

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