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New scheme launched to drive down crime in Conwy
04 January, 2013

Criminals who fill up with fuel and drive off without paying are the target of a new scheme launched by police and industry partners.

Top 50 report solid Xmas trading
04 January, 2013

Businesses in Forecourt Trader’s Top 50 Indies have reported solid trading over the Christmas period, despite bad weather, the depressed economy and pressure from the supermarkets.

At-work drivers take deadly risks on roads
04 January, 2013

Significant numbers of people who drive for work are risking devastating crashes by texting, speeding and grooming at the wheel, according to research by Brake and Direct Line released today.

CCTV camera captures its own thief
03 January, 2013

A thief who stole a garage's CCTV camera was recognised by police from its final moments of recording.

Irish operator buys five sites
03 January, 2013

Topaz, the largest fuel and convenience retailer in the Irish Republic, has bought five petrol stations which were set to close, securing the future of 82 staff.

Madderson slams 'dangerously misleading' DECC
02 January, 2013

The Government’s Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has been slammed for publishing “dangerously misleading” comments on the security of UK fuel supplies.

Phillips 66 roadshow introduces brand
19 December, 2012

A nationwide roadshow to introduce Phillips 66 to its trade customers after the split of ConocoPhillips has been attended by more than 200 distributors and dealers.

AA finds fewer potholes
19 December, 2012

A local authority campaign to clear up potholes has improved UK roads, according to a ‘Streetwatch’ survey by the AA, but they still found an average of 6.25 per mile.

Motorists urged to check tyres
19 December, 2012

Drivers are being urged to check their tyres as they prepare for the festive period, one of the busiest times of year on the roads, and for potentially hazardous winter weather conditions.

Sykes sells forecourt business
18 December, 2012

One of the highest profile figures in the forecourt industry has sold his business.

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