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Robber jailed for threatening to slit cashier's throat

A knife-wielding woman who robbed St Giles Filling Station in Gilesgate, Durham and threatened to slit the cashier’s throat has been jailed for six years.

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MFG expects green light for new roadside service area

Plans to develop a roadside service area in East Devon, including a petrol station and a McDonald's drive-thru, have been recommended for approval. The land earmarked for the scheme is on Exeter Road in Whimple.

Drunks hold darts match in forecourt shop

Two drunken men set up a dartboard at the Esso petrol station on Knutsford Road in Latchford and began playing a game of darts before being moved on by police.

Two men threaten cashier in early morning armed raid

Police are appealing for information following an incident at the BP site in Greenock Road, Paisley.

ACS hails c-store sector's commitment to free water refills

The convenience sector’s commitment to providing free water refills to customers has been highlighted by the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) in response to a new report from Greenpeace.

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Police inspection of car wash site finds suspected slavery victim

A man believed to be a victim of modern slavery at a hand car wash in Warrington has been rescued by Cheshire Police, following an inspection of the premises.

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Robber threatens forecourt cashier with a knife

Detectives from Cheshire Constabulary investigating a robbery at a petrol station in Ellesmere Port are appealing for information and footage from members of the public.

Rix teve Ella (left), new business manager, and Craig Belshaw, depot manager of Rix K9 Fuel
From left: new business manager Steve Ella and Craig Belshaw, depot manager of Rix K9 Fuel
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Rix Petroleum extends reach with acquisition of K9 Fuels

Fuel supplier Rix Petroleum has extended its coverage in the East Midlands with the acquisition of Gainsborough-based K9 Fuels for an undisclosed sum.

BP and M&S signs together on forecourt

BP M&S Simply Food scheme wins planning consent on appeal

Planning permission for a BP service station, including an M&S Simply Food store, on the A14 in Suffolk, has been won on appeal.

Top 50 Indie’s sister company opens new Jet service station

Dove Retail, a sister company of Top 50 Indie Intake Developments, has signed a supply contract with Phillips 66, the owner of the Jet brand, for its first site, White Rose Service Station in Barnsley.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 17 February 2020
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands128.1460.80138.82124.96
North East126.40136.83123.08
North West127.4666.90138.32124.30
Northern Ireland125.32131.10122.38
South East129.3462.40139.01125.86
South West128.2663.90136.08124.49
West Midlands128.2166.90137.48124.77
Yorkshire & Humber127.5855.70137.36124.09

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