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DC Baxter (Motors) Spar ruskington
Blakemore pledges £100,000 investment in retailer's site
15 January, 2020

Blakemore Trade Partners has pledged a £100,000 investment to Spar retailer Paul Baxter to enable him to carry out transformational development of his forecourt store.

Crieff Garage
EDGEPoS installed at Gulf site in Scotland
03 January, 2020

Crieff Garage, a Spar and Gulf-branded convenience forecourt site in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, has installed the EDGEPoS software solution.

Mike Boardman, managing director of Appleby Westwarr
Appleby Westward adds two forecourts as part of acquisition
06 December, 2019

Appleby Westward, the regional distribution company servicing Spar convenience stores in the South West, has bought the forecourt and c-store group Denovo Retail for an undisclosed sum.

Olly Andrews (second right) with his team from Maiden Newton, receiving the award from Appleby Westward managing director Mike Boardman (left) and the evening's compere Chris 'Doc' Strange
Forecourts among the winners at Appleby Westward annual awards
04 December, 2019

Forecourt stores were among the winners at the annual Retail Awards staged by Appleby Westward, the regional distribution company for Spar stores in the south west.

Texaco forecourt in Maiden Newton
Spar retailer spends £250,000 on Texaco forecourt expansion
13 November, 2019

A family-run Dorset business is making a significant investment in the future with a £250,000 expansion of the forecourt completed and work soon to get under way to increase the size of its Spar forecourt store.

Spar highlights vegan-friendly wine with new range
04 November, 2019

Spar has added to its vegan-friendly wine offering with its new Vine & Bloom wine range. The Vine & Bloom wines have been developed in close collaboration with long-term supplier partner, Cantina di Sociale Soave, based in Northern Italy, focusing on popular grape varieties including, Pinot Grigio, Merlot and a Rose. This is the first wine range from Spar that highlights its vegan friendly attributes on the front label.

James Hall G&E Murgatroyd Kirkby Stephen
Major forecourt operator wins consent for new site
09 October, 2019

A major forecourt operator with more than 30 sites in the north of England has won planning permission to build a petrol filling station, convenience store and jet wash facilities at a site in Bury.

Leanne Fleming, assistant manager Spar Milnthorpe, with supervisor Luke Green
Cumbrian forecourt first recipient of site compliance sticker
06 September, 2019

A Cumbrian forecourt has become the first in the UK to display a new site compliance window sticker.

Justin Taylor at Winford Ford Service Station
Spar forecourt retailer introduces free water refill station
23 August, 2019

With plastic reduction a high priority everywhere, forecourt store owner Justin Taylor has become one of the first Spar retailers in the south west to introduce a free water refill station.

Spar Scotland supports Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight
23 August, 2019

Spar Scotland will be supporting Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight across all its stores again this year.

As Brexit day finally arrives at the end of January, are you expecting any negative impact on your forecourt business through leaving the EU?