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July

Euro Garages on expansion trail in the wake of buoyant trading and £110m funding agreement
02 August, 2011

Euro Garages, the privately owned forecourt retail group chaired by former Asda chief executive Andy Bond, has reported continued growth in sales and profits and announced a £110m funding agreement to step up its site acquisition programme.

ACS welcomes red tape cuts
28 July, 2011

ACS has welcomed Business Secretary Vince Cable’s announcement today that a number of retail regulations will be cut.

Skydiving for peace
28 July, 2011

Staff from Top 50 Indie Sewell Retail are taking part in a skydive on Sunday July 31 to raise money for Peace One Day.

Hand car wash warning
28 July, 2011

Forecourt owners should be wary of installing hand wash people on their forecourts, Dave Lindon, business development director at Istobal has warned.

Indie retailer helps government with flood prevention
28 July, 2011

Independent forecourt retailer Charles Richards, who runs St Blazey Service Station in Cornwall with his father Barrie, is helping the government with flood prevention.

Big jump in second quarter net profits for Shell
28 July, 2011

Royal Dutch Shell announced second quarter 2011 earnings of $8 billion compared with $4.5 billion the same quarter a year ago. The company's CEO Peter Voser said the rise was driven by increased energy prices and Shell's operating performance.

Amscreen expands into Europe
27 July, 2011

Amscreen, the UK’s largest nationwide digital media network owner, is expanding to foreign shores for the first time following a deal with BP Europe SE. The contract will see digital signage screens installed in forecourts across the continent initially in Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Austria.

Welcome Break installs first motorway electric car-charging point
27 July, 2011

Welcome Break’s South Mimms services on the Junction of the M1 and M25 has become the first site on the motorway to offer an electric car-charging point for electric vehicles.

Euro Garages completes £12.3m M61 motorway services project
26 July, 2011

Euro Garages, one of the UK’s largest independent operators of petrol forecourts and convenience stores, has completed the redevelopment of Rivington Services on the M61, previously called Bolton West Services.

Official opening of Symonds' latest forecourt
21 July, 2011

Today sees the opening of Somerset-based Symonds Forecourts' latest site in Wells, Somerset.

Following a deal agreed with Harvest Energy, do you think it will be good to see the Total brand returning to UK forecourts?