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Forecourt gets off licence
22 August, 2012

The Chickenhall Service Station in Eastleigh, Hampshire has been given the go ahead to sell alcohol, despite dozens of locals signing a petition to block the move. .

Londis reveals new ‘holistic’ promo strategy
22 August, 2012

Londis has unveiled a new approach to its promotional planning to further enhance its offer for retailers.

Costcutter posts strong growth and retailer recruitment
22 August, 2012

Costcutter Supermarkets Group has posted a 4% year-on-year increase in sales in the first six months of 2012 and added another 112 new accounts from January to July.

Camelot calls for urgent government action to close legal loophole
22 August, 2012

Camelot is disappointed by today’s judgment rejecting its claim for a judicial review of the Health Lottery, and intends to lodge papers with the Court of Appeal against what it believes to be a legally-flawed and unfair decision by the court.

Madderson and Sinclair applauded for tax campaign
22 August, 2012

Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) chairman Brian Madderson and the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) campaign manager Matt Sinclair have been hailed ‘Campaigners of the Week’ by, the independent campaign for cheaper petrol and diesel.

Parliamentary debate on fuel duty expected next month
22 August, 2012

Robert Halfon MP is to lead a cross-party Parliamentary debate on fuel duty next month.

MPs rally in support of ACS Fair Energy campaign
22 August, 2012

Members of Parliament from all major parties have rallied together to call on the government to take action and stop unfair practices by energy companies.

The Sun girls help distribute TPA’s fuel tax signs
22 August, 2012

Symonds Forecourts’ site in Bristol was one of four Top 50 Indie forecourts to provide a location for The Sun newspaper’s photo shoot to publicise the Petrol Retailers’ Association and TaxPayers’ Alliance’s (TPA) new campaign highlighting the true cost of fuel duty.

Forecourt campaign highlights true cost of fuel duty
21 August, 2012

The TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has launched a major new campaign with the Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) highlighting the burden of excessive fuel taxes in a bid to raise pressure on the Treasury to cut fuel duty.

Spar UK and Oakland shortlisted for IGD’s Supply Chain Excellence Award
20 August, 2012

Spar UK and Oakland International have announced that the Spar UK National Consolidation Scheme, a partnership between the two companies, has been selected as a finalist in the Ian MacLaurin Award for Supply Chain Excellence Award, as part of the 2012 IGD food industry awards.

When a major car manufacturer like Ford predicts that sales of its electrified cars will outnumber petrol and diesel models by 2022, does that ring alarm bells about the possible speed of change for forecourts?