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October

Police car chase ends in forecourt smash

A car being pursued by police after a drugs raid crashed on a forecourt in Greater Manchester, narrowly missing the petrol pumps.

Top 50 Indie helps to defeat Tesco scheme

Top 50 Indie and West Country forecourt operator Chartman is celebrating after the local council rejected plans to build a Tesco supermarket and petrol filling station in the Cornish town of Bude (population 9,900).

HMRC raids illicit fuel plant

A laundering plant capable of producing more than 16.4million litres of illicit fuel a year and potentially evading around £10.6m in taxes and duty was dismantled by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) after a raid on Wednesday night.

Students warned over tobacco smuggling

Students in Cardiff are being warned not to get involved in cigarette smuggling after parcels containing non-duty paid foreign brands were seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Cigarette smuggler jailed

A man from Bridgend in South Wales, who smuggled 485,000 cigarettes and hundreds of counterfeit watches into the UK, has been jailed. The duty loss on the cigarettes is estimated at £125,000.

Supermarkets announce cuts in fuel prices

The big four supermarkets have all cut their fuel prices from today.

ACS welcomes voice for business victims of crime

Businesses will be able to make Impact Statements when they are victims of crime, as part of new measures announced by the government in the revised Victims Code.

High voltage hazard at forecourt

A site engineer about to valet a forecourt in Staffordshire had a narrow escape after he discovered high voltage overhead cables less than three feet from a price sign.

Grangemouth union official resigns

The union official whose dispute with the chemicals giant Ineos escalated to the stage where it threatened the future of the Grangemouth oil refinery has resigned from his job with the company.

Warning over future of LPG

LPG fuel could disappear from many UK forecourts unless the government makes a long-term commitment to support it, a leading supplier has warned.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 12 August 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.7964.90140.57129.31
East Midlands132.3882.90140.96129.04
London132.00142.39129.64
North East131.01141.52128.85
North West131.7261.90139.66128.96
Northern Ireland129.24135.57126.71
Scotland132.0552.70140.43129.27
South East132.9759.90141.37129.82
South West132.33140.93128.95
Wales131.33136.85128.40
West Midlands132.06141.78129.37
Yorkshire & Humber131.4669.57142.64128.74

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