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Government increases funding for on-street EV charging

Additional funding of £2.5m to provide more charge points for electric vehicles (EVs) has been announced by the transport secretary Grant Shapps.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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ACS supports call for business rates reform

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has signed a letter alongside 50 retail organisations calling for the Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid to reform the business rates system.

Ford Fiesta is the UK's top selling car model
Ford Fiesta is the UK's top selling used car model
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Used car market declined in second quarter of the year

The UK’s used car market declined by 2.8% in the second quarter of the year, according to the figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

exhaust fumes

Right wing group calls for end to fuel duty freeze

A ring-wing think tank has called on the government to end the freeze on the value of fuel duty and apply a surcharge on fuel duty for diesel fuel, to help improve air quality.

The webpage for Hopwood services
The webpage for Hopwood services advertising its pricing proposition
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Applegreen issues challenge on motorway fuel prices

Applegreen appears to be extending its low fuel price proposition to its Welcome Break estate with the introduction of a fuel brand from its Irish operation and a pledge to offer the “lowest motorway fuel prices”.

forecourt with Gulf and Spar signage

Certas Energy appoints Spar as its convenience partner

Certas Energy has appointed Spar as its convenience partner across all 35 of its company-owned petrol filling stations.

The Co-op in Kirk Hallam, near Ilkeston

Co-op completes £750,000 revamp of Derbyshire forecourt

The Co-op has re-opened its petrol filling station and food store in Kirk Hallam, near Ilkeston, Derbyshire, following a £750,000, four-week programme of works at the site.

electric car charging

No case for largest EV chargers warns industry expert

There is no need or commercial case for the largest electric vehicle (EV) chargers that are being proposed, according to an expert in the car charging industry.

A birds eye view of the site
A birds eye view of the site
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Valli Forecourts win planning permission for new filling station

Top 50 Indie Valli Forecourts has won planning permission to redevelop a car dealership in Bradford into a petrol filling station.

police handcuffs

Men jailed after admitting burgling petrol station

Two men have been jailed and a third is awaiting sentencing after they pleaded guilty to burgling a petrol filling station at Burbage in Wiltshire.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 12 August 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.7964.90140.57129.31
East Midlands132.3882.90140.96129.04
London132.00142.39129.64
North East131.01141.52128.85
North West131.7261.90139.66128.96
Northern Ireland129.24135.57126.71
Scotland132.0552.70140.43129.27
South East132.9759.90141.37129.82
South West132.33140.93128.95
Wales131.33136.85128.40
West Midlands132.06141.78129.37
Yorkshire & Humber131.4669.57142.64128.74

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