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November

BritainThinks: Local services crucial to keeping the community happy
27 November, 2012

A new report exploring the links between how happy people are with where they live and the shops and services in their area has been published today.

Convenience stores are focal point during the floods, says ACS
26 November, 2012

Convenience stores and village shops are open in the areas of the country affected by high winds and flooding overnight, according to the  ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores), which has canvassed members and is reporting no significant problems with store closures or deliveries.

Further blow for retailers as Government raises green energy levy
23 November, 2012

ACS has responded to the Government’s announcement ahead of the publication of the Energy Bill next week, urging energy regulator Ofgem to act swiftly to introduce protections for local shops.

Symonds Forecourts reports a solid performance
23 November, 2012

Forecourt Trader of the Year winner Symonds Forecourts has reported a very solid performance in its latest accounts.

Convenience and fast food drives growth at Euro Garages
22 November, 2012

Growth in convenience retail and fast food sales boosted revenues at Euro Garages, one of the UK’s largest independent forecourt retailers, according to its latest annual trading update.

Spar injects new lease of life into Threeways Garage
22 November, 2012

An Abergele petrol station is being given a new lease of life after forging a relationship with Spar. Threeways Garage, in Faenol Avenue, is set to convert its convenience store from Lifestyle to Spar at the end of the month.

Hammond unveils new proposals to tackle drink driving
22 November, 2012

A package of tough measures to crack down on drink drivers has been unveiled today by Road Safety Minister Stephen Hammond.

Action on fuel duty should be top priority, says FSB
21 November, 2012

Action on fuel duty should be the top priority for the Chancellor George Osborne, according to the Forum of Private Business.

Curries prove hot stuff at the Oasis Service Station
21 November, 2012

A North Devon forecourt owner has seen a surge in sales – and attention from the local and national press – after he added home-made curries to his range.

Fuel duty campaigners present to MPs at House of Commoms
21 November, 2012

Fuel campaigners gathered at the House of Commons today (November 21), to tell MPs about the negative impact of January's planned fuel duty increase.

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