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Seaside town could get its first forecourt for five years

Councillors in Wells-next-the-Sea in Norfolk are hoping the seaside town will get its first forecourt for more than five years.

Fair Fuel UK to stage mass tweet for lower fuel prices while lobbying MPs at Westminster

Fuel price campaigner Fair Fuel UK is encouraging a ‘mass tweet’ on Twitter at 1pm today, calling for lower petrol and diesel prices.

TaxPayers’ Alliance backs campaign to cut fuel duty

The TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has lent its support to Fair Fuel UK’s campaign to cut fuel duty, which has seen the campaigning group hold a mass lobby of MPs at Westminster today.

New training scheme helps forecourt staff tackle crime

A training manual to help cashiers tackle crime on the forecourt has been launched by new company Counter Crime.

Days are numbered for miles per gallon measurement, says AA

Measuring fuel consumption in miles per gallon (mpg) when fuel is sold in litres could be gone within a generation, AA research suggests.

Record fuel prices hit breakdowns and road safety, says AA

With the price of diesel and petrol hitting record highs – 144.92ppl and 137.79ppl today – many drivers are putting off essential maintenance and servicing on their vehicles leading to an increase in some breakdowns, says the AA.

Forecourts improve age check pass rates

Forecourt retailers have made great improvements in preventing underage sales of alcohol, according to latest statistical analysis from Serve Legal.

Petroplus administrators set out proposals for Coryton

The administrators of Coryton refinery owner Petroplus have told creditors that if refinancing and restructuring is not possible, a sale of the Essex refinery and closure are being explored as alternatives.

Price of petrol hits record high

The average price of petrol has reached a record high of 137.44ppl today, exceeding the last peak of 137.43ppl recorded on May 9 last year.

Musgrave aims to deliver €1bn in own-brand sales by 2014

The Musgrave Group has launched a group-wide strategy across Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain, which aims to deliver one billion euro in own-brand sales by 2014.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 2 September 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands132.1271.23141.73128.82
North East130.66140.60128.17
North West131.39140.18128.47
Northern Ireland129.03134.10126.35
South East132.7358.90141.28129.68
South West131.9563.90140.12128.70
West Midlands131.6066.90140.32129.05
Yorkshire & Humber131.2384.90140.57128.52

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