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Suspect charged after man armed with spanner robs forecourt shop

An Eastbourne man arrested after allegedly stealing alcohol from the BP service station in South Road, Hailsham, East Sussex, and carrying a spanner is to appear in court.

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Teenagers arrested after theft of cigarettes from service station

A 15-year-old boy and an 18 year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle (a moped) and burglary following a report of a burglary at a service station on Leas Lane in Seaton near Hull.

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Ford Fiesta is the UK's top selling car model
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Car makers report 15.2% decline in output in first half of 2019

British car manufacturing output fell by more than a fifth in the first half of 2019, with a 15.2% decline in June marking the 13th consecutive month of negative growth, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Jet launches new dual range of Ultra premium fuels

Jet has launched a new dual range of Jet Ultra premium fuels, which comprises Jet Ultra Premium Unleaded and Jet Ultra Premium Diesel.

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Prevalence of petrol lease cars drives up CO2 emissions

Average CO2 figures for new leased cars have risen to a five-year high, according to the latest British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association (BVRLA) Quarterly Leasing Survey.

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Retailers and wholesalers raise tobacco track and trace concerns

Retailers and wholesalers have written to the Government raising concerns about ongoing issues with the introduction of tobacco track and trace regulations.

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Raiders with digger fail in attempted burglary

Raiders appear to have abandoned an attempt to break into a Kent Service station after causing extensive damage to the building.

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ACS calls for greater protection for access to cash machines

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has called for greater protection for access to cash after a report from LINK, the UK’s main cash machine network, showing that cash withdrawals from ATMs declined year-on-year across the UK's nations and regions in early 2019.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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Government consults again on deposit return scheme

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has urged the Government to ensure that it fully considers the long-term costs and implications of a deposit return scheme after the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) committed to further consultation on the issue.

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RAC reports significant fall in pothole-related breakdowns

The number of vehicles falling victim to potholes on the UK’s roads fell significantly between April and June this year, according to the latest analysis of RAC breakdown statistics.

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

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