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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.

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Co-ops are helping to fuel growth
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Convenience channel will grow to £48.2bn by 2024 predicts IGD

New forecasts from the industry thinktank IGD reveal that the UK convenience market is set to grow by £6.9bn in the next five years, to reach £48.2bn by 2024. The channel will benefit from lots of new store openings over the period, helping to fuel a compound annual growth rate of 3.1%.

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.

Charging an Audi e-tron and BMWi3

Instavolt rolls out higher power chargers providing up to 125kW

Instavolt has started the roll-out of more powerful chargers which it says will speed up charging times.

Pensby Service Station in the village of Heswall, in the Wirral

Acquisition by Penny Petroleum takes its site total to 53

Top 50 Indie Penny Petroleum has bought Pensby Service Station in the village of Heswall, in the Wirral, through the specialist business property adviser Christie & Co. 

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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.

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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”.

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Honda is the top selling brand
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Motorcycle market picks up with rise in registrations in July

Motorcycle registrations rose by 4.3% in July following the double-digit decline of 11% in June. A total of 9,916 machines were put on UK roads last month, and year to date 69,381 motorcycles have been sold.

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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.

A birds eye view of the site
A birds eye view of the site
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Valli Forecourts wins 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.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 4 November 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East130.9367.90138.13126.75
East Midlands130.73139.73126.64
London130.73139.60127.04
North East129.5562.90137.10125.31
North West129.9963.90138.40126.48
Northern Ireland128.05133.57124.33
Scotland130.6059.30137.24126.23
South East131.4566.90139.66127.42
South West130.7674.90137.94126.68
Wales129.84136.06125.42
West Midlands130.4059.90137.63126.57
Yorkshire & Humber130.02139.47126.29

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