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ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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ACS lists financial support available for retailers

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has collated the business rates and cash grant support measures that have been made available for retailers in England, Scotland and Wales in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak
Chancellor Rishi Sunak
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Madderson urges Chancellor to give dealers three months credit

PRA chairman Brian Madderson has written to the Chancellor Richi Sunak urging him to introduce an emergency three-month credit line for fuel retailers and warning many will be forced to close without it.

Kevin Eastwood, BOSS executive director
BOSS executive director Kevin Eastwood
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Coronavirus lockdown sparks big reduction in forecourt crime

The British Oil Security Syndicate (BOSS) has recorded a significant reduction in forecourt crime reports during the first full weekend of the coronavirus lockdown.

PRA chairman Brian Madderson
PRA chairman Brian Madderson
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PRA warns filling stations may be forced to close as sales dry up

Petrol filling stations could be forced to close because the financial pressures caused by coronavirus will render them unviable, the PRA has warned.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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“Heavy-handed” officials try to stop c-stores selling Easter eggs

Convenience stores selling Easter eggs are facing interference from “heavy-handed” officials trying to restrict the range of goods they can sell under coronavirus curbs, according to the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS).

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BP pledges no redundancies for three months due to coronavirus

BP has made a commitment not to make any staff redundant in the next three months as a part of the cost-cutting measures it is implementing to deal with the coronavirus.

a social distancing sign

Floor signals launched to keep up social distancing in-store

A new range of floor signals has been developed to help people in-store to remain two metres apart to comply with coronavirus regulations.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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Defra secretary praises workers in the convenience store sector

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has welcomed a letter from DEFRA secretary George Eustice, recognising the enormous contribution of the people running and working in convenience stores.

plastic screen at Co-op till

Central England Co-op installs plastic screens at tills

Central England Co-op has announced that it is planning to install plastic screens at all till points as part of its efforts to keeps colleagues and customers safe during the coronavirus crisis.

Grip hero on pumps

Over 1,000 forecourts take up offer of free GripHero dispensers

More than one thousand forecourts globally have taken up Devon-based GripHero's offer of providing hand-protection dispensers free to protect their customers from the transmission of Covid-19 at the fuel pump.

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

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