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Attempted armed robbery at Bradford petrol station

Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted armed robbery at a petrol station in Bradford.

HMRC seizes lorry carrying fuel

A lorry carrying around 26,000 litres of fuel, suspected of having been smuggled into Scotland from Poland, has been seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Tesco clubcard rolled out across Esso network

Exxon Mobil is rolling out the Tesco Clubcard loyalty scheme to its wider network following its introduction on the sites run jointly with the supermarket group in February.

Sainsbury's running 10ppl-off promotion

Sainsbury’s has announced that from today until Wednesday 4h September, customers who spend £60 or more in store will receive a coupon entitling them to 10p off each litre of fuel when they fill up at one of the retailer’s 285 forecourts.

Middle East tension stoking up price rises warns PRA

The PRA has warned that fuel prices are set to rise as tension in the Middle East continues to ratchet up.

Series of thefts from Suffolk petrol stations

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of over £1,000 worth of fuel from four petrol stations across Suffolk.

Jail sentence for attempted robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of over £1,000 worth of fuel from four petrol stations across Suffolk.

Home delivery a target for many convenience stores

Nearly a quarter of convenience store owners would like to reintroduce services such as home delivery of groceries, according to a survey of 1,100 retailers.

Suffolk forecourt marks 40,000 milestone for Subway

A Suffolk forecourt has become the 40,000th installation of the sandwich franchise Subway, which will soon celebrate its 48th year in business.  The milestone site is an Applegreen petrol station in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Low use of automated car washes says BCA report

A small minority of motorists use automated car washes, with a much higher proportion using hand car wash services, according to the latest research from British Car Auctions (BCA).

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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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