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Google Maps adds real-time EV charger availability

Google Maps has added a facility in the UK and US to help electric vehicle (EV) drivers to find available chargers for their cars.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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ACS urges retailers to report crime after police report fall

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has responded to new figures from the Office for National Statistics’ annual Crime Survey for England and Wales, reiterating calls on retailers to report incidents of shop theft when they occur.

dash cam footage of the taxi crashing into the store
Dash cam footage of the taxi crashing into the store
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Taxi smashes into Kay Group Spar store in Burnley

Staff and customers had a lucky escape at The Kay Group’s Spar store at Kitchen’s Garage in Trafalgar Street, Burnley, when a taxi smashed through the window and finally stopped in the middle of the building.

Certas Energy opens bunker refuelling site in Scotland

Certas Energy has opened a new bunker refuelling site at the ‘fechan Truckstop (Eardley International) in Scotland.

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Exxon Mobil commits to expansion of Fawley refinery

ExxonMobil has committed to plans to expand its Fawley refinery near Southampton to increase production of ultra-low sulfur diesel by almost 45%, or 38,000 barrels per day, along with logistics improvements.

David Penny with the 2018 award
David Penny won the award on 2018
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Have your say on nominations for Special Recognition Award

As this year’s Forecourt Trader Awards get under way, we are seeking nominations for our ‘Special Recognition’ award, which is run in conjunction with the Awards’ principal sponsor, Essar Oil (UK) Ltd, and is voted for by the readers of Forecourt Trader.

Londis plans a year of activity as it celebrates turning 60

Londis is 60 years old and “stronger than ever” following three record-breaking years of sales growth and recruitment, according to Martin Swadling, Londis brand director, as he revealed a host of consumer and retailer initiatives for 2019 to celebrate the milestone anniversary.

PRA welcomes CMA decision to block supermarket merger

Good news today for the independent forecourt sector as the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) confirmed its blocking of the merger between supermarket giants Sainsbury's and Asda, after finding it would lead to increased prices at many petrol stations across the UK.

Forecourt after ATM was ripped out
Thieves ripped an ATM from a forecourt in Irvinestown
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Police officers recover ATM stolen in Northern Ireland

An ATM machine has been recovered by officers from the Police Service of Northern Ireland after it was found outside Omagh.

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Guidance offered on track and trace tobacco regulations

The Association of Convenience Stores and Bestway Wholesale are both offering guidance to retailers on the new tobacco track and trace regulations which will come into operation on May 20.

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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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