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ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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ACS welcomes sentencing Bill in Queen's Speech

The proposed introduction of a new Sentencing Bill in the Queen’s Speech has been welcomed by the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS), and it has called for further measures to tackle the root causes of retail crime.

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Car washes warned over failures in the way they treat their staff

Operators of five car washes in Rother in East Sussex have been warned over failures in how they treat their staff.

Mohsin and Zuber Issa
Zuber (left) and Mohsin Issa
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EG Group considering IPO

Top 50 Indie Euro Garage’s parent company EG Group is said to be considering an initial public offering next year which, according to financial press reports, could value it at anything between £5-£10bn.

Jeremy Symonds
Jeremy Symonds
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MFG buys Top 50 Indie Symonds Retail

Top 50 Indies forecourt operator Motor Fuel Group (MFG) has signed an agreement to purchase the south-west of England forecourt operator, and fellow Top 50 Indie, Symonds Retail Limited.

Euro Garages seeks planning permission for St Austell site

Euro Garages has submitted planning permission for a new 24-hour forecourt with convenience store and two drive-thrus at Holmbush Road, St Austell.

Inquest opens into man crushed to death on forecourt

An inquest has been opened into the death of man who was crushed by a car on a Tesco Express/Esso forecourt in Wales.

New £20 note revealed

The new £20 note featuring the artist JMW Turner has been uneveiled by Bank of England governor Mark Carney. 

Oxfordshire site gets ultra-rapid chargers

New ultra-rapid charging technology has been installed at Frilford Service Station, near Abingdon, Oxfordshire, by EV charging specialist InstaVolt. 

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Police issue new warning over Halloween biker gangs

Fuel retailers are again being warned to take precautions against lawless gangs of motorbike, moped and scooter riders who may take to the roads over Halloween.

Left to right: Owners George and Sharon Patterson on the forecourt of their Patterson M1 site
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Texaco signs up three-acre site in Northern Ireland

Patterson M1 Service Station in Dungannon, County Tyrone, is the latest site to join the Texaco brand. At three acres, the Dungannon site will be one of the largest Texaco forecourts in

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 14 October 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands131.62139.76127.57
North East131.03141.66126.72
North West131.3657.70141.67127.65
Northern Ireland129.55131.90125.63
South East132.5757.90140.14128.33
South West131.8867.90138.74127.41
West Midlands131.33140.68127.66
Yorkshire & Humber131.0784.90140.64127.33

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