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Environment Agency adopts new decision-making tool as a best practice guide

A decision-making tool for forecourt companies wanting to develop or refurbish sites has been adopted by the Environment Agency (EA) as a best practice guide.

Debt recovery partner

The news that police forces are questioning whether they should have to respond to fuel thefts (see page 10), coincides with Forecourt Eye announcing a partnership with a UK debt recovery specialist. The service is available to all petrol forecourt retailers from £15 per month.

HTEC partners with P97 Networks for mobile commerce

HTEC has announced a partnership with American firm P97 Networks, which provides cloud-based mobile commerce, in-vehicle payments and digital marketing solutions.

Cardtronics ramps up security measures to protect ATMs and the cash inside

The world's largest independent ATM operator, Cardtronics, has announced it is ramping up measures to counter the increasing number of attacks on its machines.

GripHero starts the roll out of hand protectors

GripHero, the developer of a hand-protection dispenser that enables drivers to avoid contact with contaminants on fuel handles, has started distribution across the UK.

PayPoint introduces new Collect+ mobile app for retailers

PayPoint has announced the arrival of Collect+ StoreScan, an app designed to enable retailers to process parcels quickly and easily, directly from their mobile device. Available on iOS and Android, Collect+ StoreScan means retailers no longer have to process parcel transactions solely via their PayPoint terminal.

GripHero's pink plastic bin

GripHero releases bin for plastic to complement hand protection

GripHero has complemented its new fuel-nozzle mounted hand-protection dispenser with the release of a new range of bright pink plastic recycling bins to help complete the recycling circle.

TLM Technologies unveils pricing solution with artificial intelligence

TLM Technologies has added to its evolution suite of solutions for forecourt and convenience store owners, with new fuel pricing software with artificial intelligence (AI) called evoPricePlus.

EasyCoffee and Yoyo Wallet join forces to deliver customer loyalty

EasyCoffee, the coffee chain launched by CEO and entertainment entrepreneur Nathan Lowry and easyJet tycoon Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, has forged an alliance with London-based Yoyo, the mobile payment and loyalty marketing platform, to provide a new app-based payment and loyalty solution for its customers.

Harvest Energy adds Edge Petrol to newly-acquired HKS sites

Harvest Energy has added EdgePetrol to its recent acquisition of the HKS portfolio, boosting the number of Harvest sites using EdgePetrol from 23 to 86.

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APG Cash Drawer teams up with c-store EPOS provider

Newhaven-based APG Cash Drawer, a global manufacturer of cash management solutions, has formed a new partnership with MSP Systems, a leading EPOS technology provider for the convenience sector in the UK.

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Forecourt Eye introduces debt recovery service

The news that police forces are questioning whether they should have to respond to fuel thefts, coincides with Forecourt Eye announcing a partnership with a UK debt recovery specialist.

Suresire training on a laptop screen

Suresite partners Bolt Learning to launch training courses

Forecourt expert Suresite has launched two new interactive online training courses, in partnership with training provider, Bolt Learning.

Fresh Food Centre opts for Orbis solution

Fuel and convenience retailer The Fresh Food Centre Group in County Down, Northern Ireland, has invested in Orbis Tech’s point-of-sale, web-based back-office head-office software solution to gain better control over its outlets.

ATM keyboard

ATM supplier steps up security measures

The world’s largest independent ATM operator, Cardtronics, has announced it is ramping up measures at its machines in the UK to counter the increasing number of attacks on its machines.

EPS feasibility matrix adopted by Environment Agency

A decision-making tool for forecourt companies wanting to develop or refurbish sites has been adopted by the Environment Agency (EA) as a best practice guide.

PayPoint terminal

PayPoint enlists retailers for recruitment drive

PayPoint has launched a ‘refer a retailer’ promotion to reward its existing retail partners and encourage more retailers to sign up to PayPoint One throughout November.

Suresite bolsters forecourt health and safety team

Suresite has strengthened its forecourt health and safety team with the appointment of two new assessors.

Certas Energy's West End Service Station, Church Street, Brecon, Powys
Certas Energy's West End Service Station, Church Street, Brecon, Powys
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Certas Energy installs Orbis Tech EPOS at newly acquired sites

Certas Energy has chosen Orbis Tech’s EPOS solution for the six Gulf-branded forecourts recently purchased from David Taylor in South Wales.

HTEC forms mobile payment partnership with P97 Networks

HTEC, the Southampton-based EPOS, payment and loyalty solutions company, has announced a partnership with American firm P97 Networks, which provides cloud-based mobile commerce, in-vehicle payments and digital marketing solutions.

Pic cap: From left: Peter Huda, head of projects; Bob Laidlaw, COO UK & Ireland; and UK & Ireland country manager Jon McCarthy
From left: Peter Huda, head of projects; Bob Laidlaw; and UK & Ireland country manager Jon McCarthy
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Bob Laidlaw appointed chief operating officer for Orbis UK

Orbis Tech has appointed Bob Laidlaw as chief operating officer for the UK region.

GripHero on the pumps

GripHero begins rolling out fuel-nozzle hand protection

GripHero, the developer of a new hand-protection dispenser that enables drivers to avoid contact with contaminants on fuel handles, has started the distribution across the UK.

McColl's signs new three-year contract with Suresite for wet-stock management

Suresite has extended its wet-stock management relationship with McColl's Retail Group, which operates seven forecourts among its total estate of around 1,600 stores.

Ozzie firm's Irish deal

Australia-based analytics and field technologies company Leighton O'Brien has expanded its global fuel cleaning operations into Ireland following an agreement with retail petroleum solutions provider, TSG Ireland.

CBE Software named NCR Partner of the Year

CBE Software has been awarded EMEA Retail Partner of the Year from NCR, the manufacturer of self-service checkouts.

New bollard sleeve protects against vehicle scrapes

Addgards has developed a bollard sleeve to slide over existing steel bollards to protect against weathering and erosion. The sleeves are made from durable polyethylene that won't fade, scrape or chip like powder-coated paint.

Wilson wins EG contract for canopy cleaning

Wilson Contract Services has recently been awarded a contract by Euro Garages for canopy and fascia cleaning on each of its 366 sites. The programme is based on each site having one visit per year, and to minimise disruption the work is being carried out during night-time hours.

Investment in Tritium gives Gilbarco Veeder-Root entry into EV charging market

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has made a minority investment in Tritium, a privately held electric vehicle (EV) charging manufacturer.

Irish site first forecourt to install EDGEPoS self checkout in-store

Independently owned forecourt convenience operation,Spar Loughbrickland, County Down, has become the first service station to install the EDGEPoS self-checkout in store.

Gilbarco Veeder-Root soups up engineer service to dealers

Forecourt equipment and services provider Gilbarco Veeder-Root has invested in route planning software from Fast Lean Smart (FLS) to improve the service its engineers provide to dealers.

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Euro Garages appoints canopy and fascia cleaning contractor

Wilson Contract Services has recently been awarded a contract by Euro Garages for canopy and fascia cleaning on each of its 366 sites.

Suresite extends wetstock management role with McColl's

Suresite has extended its wetstock management relationship with McColl’s Retail Group, which operates seven forecourts among its total estate of around 1,600 stores.

Addgards bollard sleeve

Addgards introduces Bollard Sleeve to smarten forecourts

Addgards has developed a Bollard Sleeve to slide over existing steel bollards to protect against weathering and erosion.

CBE wins retail partner award from NCR

Retail Technology company CBE Software has been awarded EMEA Retail Partner of the Year from NCR the manufacturer of self-service checkouts.

Security firm says rise in drive-offs results in more interest in unmanned fuel stations

A recent spike in drive-offs from forecourts has prompted renewed interest in unmanned fuel stations, according to Metro Security, which provides technology that integrates CCTV and ANPR for both kiosk-driven and pay-at-pump service areas.

TLM's evoPOS gets the thumbs up from Shell

TLM Technologies' POS software, evoPOS, has been formally accredited by Shell. This news comes as the result of successful piloting and testing of evoPOS on the Shell network.

Applegreen switches to full recyclable coffee cups

Top 50 Indie Applegreen has reinforced its environmental credentials by switching to using fully recyclable paper cups across its estate.

Ascona chooses Suresite for its wet-stock care

Ascona Group has appointed Suresite to provide wet-stock management across its UK forecourts. Ascona Group is currently undertaking a major programme of investment that could increase its forecourt operation from six to 20 sites over the next 12 months.

Greenergy opts for app

Greenergy, the UK's largest supplier of road fuels, is the first company to incorporate EdgePetrol's technology into a branded retail package; it will offer EdgePetrol's app as part of its UK retail brand offering. The app enables petrol retailers to see all their key metrics live in one place, allowing them to make quicker decisions to increase their fuel volumes and shop sales.

Yara expands its Air1 AdBlue capacity in the UK

Yara UK has expanded its Air1 AdBlue plant capacity to meet increasing demand. Up until now, Yara had Air1 AdBlue storage capacity of eight million litres at terminals located at Immingham and Dagenham.

TSG Ireland Introduces Leighton O'Brien fuel cleaning service

Australia-based analytics and field technologies company Leighton O’Brien has expanded its global fuel cleaning operations into Ireland following an agreement with retail petroleum solutions provider, TSG Ireland.

Sharad Raja (left) and Gideon Carroll
Sharad Raja (left) and Gideon Carroll
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Greenergy offers EdgePetrol as part of retailer package

Greenergy, the UK’s largest supplier of road fuels, is the first company to incorporate EdgePetrol’s technology into a branded retail package; and will offer EdgePetrol’s app as part of its UK retail brand offering.

Yara UK expands Air1 AdBlue plant capacity

Yara UK has expanded its Air1 AdBlue plant capacity to meet increasing demand.

Applegreen switches to fully recyclable paper cup across estate

Top 50 Indie Applegreen has reinforced its environment credentials by switching to using a fully recyclable paper cup across its estate.

Metro Security sees rise in interest from unmanned stations

A recent spike in drive-offs from forecourts has prompted renewed interest in unmanned fuel stations, according to Metro Security, which provides technology that integrates CCTV and ANPR for both kiosk-driven and ‘pay-at-the-pump’ service areas.

TLM Technologies’ evoPOS wins accreditation from Shell

TLM Technologies’ POS software, evoPOS, has been formally accredited by Shell.

Ascona Group chooses Suresite's wetstock management solution

The forecourt retailer Ascona Group has appointed Suresite to provide wetstock management across its UK forecourts.

Henderson Technology's EDGEPoS self- checkout system is a hit with customers

Henderson Technology has announced the launch of the EDGEPoS self-checkout, which is now available to EDGEPoS users across the UK.

Istobal's show launches

Istobal will showcase its new T'WASH30 tunnel at the Automechanika 2018 exhibition, which will take place on September 10-15 in Frankfurt. The car wash firm will also use the show to launch new technology developed to boost equipment productivity and improve quality, comfort as well as user experience.

Henderson launches EDGEPoS self-checkout in UK

Henderson Technology has announced the launch of the EDGEPoS self-checkout, which is now available to EDGEPoS users across the UK.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 10 December 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.41131.92122.99
East Midlands131.66133.08122.31
London132.2955.90132.67122.45
North East131.02133.24120.36
North West131.66130.27121.42
Northern Ireland129.6972.90134.65121.32
Scotland131.73131.43121.43
South East132.6863.90133.14123.11
South West132.1667.90131.56122.81
Wales131.24132.97121.42
West Midlands131.34133.10121.95
Yorkshire & Humber131.2469.90131.77121.51

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