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December

Thieves break into service station

Derbyshire police are appealing for information after a service station in Glossop was broken into and cigarettes were stolen.

Krisco Seyon reopens Keith Mowbray's Maypole site

Keith Mowbray, a well-known figure in the forecourt industry whose Maypole Service Station on the outskirts of Birmingham has been in mothballs for five years, has found a company to rejuvenate it.

Asda "cuts" prices to October 30 level

Asda and Tesco have both claimed to have made cuts to their fuel prices today, although Asda’s petrol price is identical to the one it set on October 30 and diesel is 1ppl dearer.

Welcome Break partnership deal with Subway

The motorway service operator Welcome Break has announced a partnership deal with Subway, with two stores opened at service stations on 13th December.

NAB concerned over provisional insurance findings

The National Association of Bodyshops (NAB) has expressed concerns about the Competition Commission’s provisional findings on the private motor insurance market.

Cigarette smuggling fugitive jailed

A convicted cigarette smuggler who fled the country six years ago has been jailed.

Symonds pushes turnover to £41m

Top 50 Indie Symonds Forecourts Group has announced an increase in turnover in its annual results.

Jet adds five sites to Scottish network

Phillips 66 fuel brand Jet has announced that five new Scottish sites have joined its network of independent forecourts, taking its total number of sites throughout Scotland to 51.

EU agrees ban on smaller tobacco packs

The EU has agreed a revised tobacco directive intended to make tobacco products less attractive by strengthening the rules on how tobacco products can be manufactured, presented and sold.

Euro Garages confirms spectacular 38% boost in profits

A boost in profits of nearly 40% has been confirmed by Forecourt Trader of the Year winner Euro Garages, which attributes its success to a combination of strategic site acquisitions and the ongoing success of brand partnerships with Starbucks, Subway and Greggs.

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