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ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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Rules agreed for age-restricted sales to mask wearers

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has worked with trading standards to provide clarity for local shops about the sale of age-restricted products in relation to customers wearing face masks or face coverings.

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Cheshire forecourt suffers second armed robbery in under two years

Cheshire Police officers are investigating after an armed robbery at a petrol station in Birchwood, on the outskirts of Warrington.

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MPs urge Chancellor to act over threat to ATM provision

A cross-party group of 37 MPs has written to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak urging him to bring forward action to protect access to cash, and warning the UK’s ATM network, which was already fragile due to cuts to the interchange fee, is in imminent danger of collapse due to the Covid-19 emergency.

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Second man charged over Suffolk service station burglaries

A second man has been charged in connection with two service station burglaries in Suffolk.

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Car bursts into flames on the forecourt of A3 service station

Multiple fire crews were dispatched to Wisley BP service station, off the A3 southbound in Surrey, on Sunday May 24, after a car burst into flames on the forecourt.

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The Ford Fiesta is the highest selling car model in the UK
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NFDA welcomes decision to allow car showrooms to reopen

The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has welcomed confirmation by the prime minister that car showrooms will be among the first non-essential retail premises allowed to open from June 1.

Victory as NI forecourts get 12-month business rates holiday

Forecourts in Northern Ireland will now enjoy a 12-month ‘business rates holiday’ to bring them in line with those in England and Wales, following extensive lobbying by the PRA.

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Ford Fiesta is the highest selling new car model in the UK
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NFDA calls on PM to include car dealers in first wave of retail openings

The Prime Minister has been urged to include automotive retailers in the first wave of non-essential retail reopening in a letter from the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA).

Moto CEO Ken McMeikan at the opening of the Toddington drive-thru
Moto CEO Ken McMeikan at the opening of the Toddington drive-thru
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Moto reopens Costa drive-thru kiosks and trials store openings

Motorway service area operator Moto has re-opened all of its Costa Coffee drive-thru kiosks and is re-opening two Costa stores at its Wetherby and Cherwell Valley sites.

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Garage overcomes break-in to keep supporting community

Damage caused by burglars who smashed their way into a forecourt shop with a sledgehammer has not deflected the team at a Suffolk service station from supporting their local community during the lockdown.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 25 May 2020
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands111.76123.12106.54
North East110.34125.25104.79
North West111.33119.82106.56
Northern Ireland108.52111.40102.55
South East113.2059.90124.27108.35
South West111.83124.12106.47
West Midlands112.13125.12106.81
Yorkshire & Humber111.6957.70121.80105.92

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