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Forecourts encouraged to use recyclable coffee cups

Forecourts are being encouraged to offer hot beverages in environmentally friendly recyclable cups.

Partnership aims to bring new technology to car wash sector

Nayax and Beacon Mobile have announced a new strategic partnership that to provide an integrated sales and marketing solution to the car wash industry.

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BP approves Henderson Technology’s EDGEPoS solution

BP has approved Henderson Technology’s EDGEPoS for its dealers in the UK and globally, and is encouraging its retailers to upgrade their legacy software to the EDGEPoS software solution.

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Chicago Town launches takeaway pizza concept

Frozen pizza brand Chicago Town is aiming to help convenience retailers get a big slice of the grab and go market with a hot and fresh takeaway pizza concept.

Henderson EDGEPoS with Zapper

Henderson Technology integrates Zapper into EDGEPoS.

Henderson Technology has announced the integration of Zapper into EDGEPoS.

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HTEC rolls out Gempay 3 to 370 Euro Garages forecourts

HTEC has started a roll-out with Euro Garages to provide Gempay 3 payment terminals and payment processing services to its 370 petrol forecourts in the UK.

Harvest Energy adds EdgePetrol to HKS sites

Harvest Energy has added EdgePetrol to its recent acquisition of the HKS portfolio, boosting the number of Harvest sites using the tool from 23 to 86. Since going live with EdgePetrol in July, Harvest Energy has made good use of key Edge features such as the live margin tool, stock level alerts and access to competitor pricing to make key decisions to enhance their business.

Suresite launches interactive training with Bolt Learning

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

EasyCoffee partners with Yoyo for new payment app

EasyCoffee 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. Yoyo will build and roll out an easyCoffee payment and loyalty app experience, which will provide customers with: secure, straight-through mobile payment; automated easyCoffee loyalty accumulation; instant rewards redemption and voucher sharing; and digital receipt collection.

TLM Technologies launches evoPricePlus as part of its Evolution suite of products

TLM Technologies has added to its Evolution suite of solutions with new fuel pricing software with artificial intelligence (AI) called evoPricePlus.

Easing cash handling

APG Cash Drawer has formed a new partnership with MSP Systems, which sees MSP offering APG's SMARTtill cash management solution as part of its integrated epos. The partnership aims to provide small retailers with the latest pos technologies to enhance cash-handling efficiency in the convenience sector.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

Suresite bolsters forecourt health and safety team

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

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 20 May 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East135.9360.77140.55130.16
East Midlands135.28141.26129.82
London135.21142.69130.48
North East134.06140.71129.20
North West134.87139.96129.27
Northern Ireland131.95135.90127.71
Scotland135.09139.31129.71
South East135.9463.57142.34130.70
South West135.01139.53129.65
Wales134.52138.23128.74
West Midlands134.83141.89129.64
Yorkshire & Humber134.1257.70141.27129.10

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Following last month's London protests and damage to Shell's UK HQ, do you believe forecourts should be preparing themselves in case of possible attacks by climate change campaigners?