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Experienced retail operator buys his first petrol filling station

John Wood ·

An experienced retail operator has bought his first petrol filling station, Old Pump Filling Station in Saundersfoot, Dyfed, which was sold through specialist business property adviser Christie & Co.

Old Pump Filling Station in Saundersfoot, Dyfed

Climate advisers call for earlier ban on conventional cars

John Wood ·

The organisation that advises the Government on its strategy to deal with climate change has again called for an earlier ban on sales of new diesel and petrol cars.

Engenie secures £35m funding for roll-out of rapid chargers

John Wood ·

Engenie, one of the UK’s rapid charging networks, claims it has secured funding which will enable it to double the current number of rapid charge points in the UK by 2024.

Morrisons scraps free air scheme for petrol station customers

John Wood ·

Morrisons has scrapped a scheme which offered customers free air for their tyres when they spent £15 or more on fuel at its petrol stations.

Mike Hawes, chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders
Mike Hawes, chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders
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Report warns about emissions from car brakes and tyres

John Wood ·

Particles from car brakes and tyres will continue to pollute air in urban areas even when the vehicle fleet has gone all-electric, a report has warned.

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Stephen Marcos Jones
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UKPIA says forecourts have role to play in low emission future

John Wood ·

The downstream oil sector can play a major role in helping the UK realise its net-zero climate ambitions, according to a report released by the UK Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA).

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Co-op carries out multi-million pound redevelopment in Chester

John Wood ·

The Co-op is preparing to open its new petrol filling station and extended food store in Handbridge, Chester, following a multi-million pound redevelopment of the site.

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Char.gy provides lamppost chargers for on-street urban applications
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Government invests £37m in developing chargepoint network

John Wood ·

The Government has announced it is investing £37m into developing the UK’s electric chargepoint infrastructure.

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William Bannister
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MFG in top ten of Sunday Times list of leading private companies

John Wood ·

Motor Fuel Group (MFG), the number one company in Forecourt Trader’s Top 50 Indies, has been ranked ninth in a league table of Britain’s one hundred private companies with the biggest sales, in the 18th annual Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 100.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 8 July 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East131.8257.70138.44127.82
East Midlands131.33138.41127.59
London131.11140.01128.34
North East129.55137.90126.73
North West130.5757.70136.49127.08
Northern Ireland128.66138.90125.50
Scotland130.72134.34127.37
South East131.9757.90137.52128.38
South West131.2957.90137.34127.49
Wales130.27135.78126.66
West Midlands131.04138.64127.72
Yorkshire & Humber130.4384.90137.01127.30

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