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Village forecourt wins MSYS award
01 June, 2012

A village forecourt has won a national community award for its 39 years of service to its customers, with Newark MP Patrick Mercer dropping in to make the presentation.

RMIP condemns Government tactics to deflect criticism on fuel duty rise
01 June, 2012

RMI Petrol has condemned the Government's misleading and damaging comments surrounding forecourt retailers and the price of fuel.

New LPG site opens in Exeter
01 June, 2012

Cash-strapped local motorists and visiting holidaymakers have the choice of beating the recent record fuel prices and benefit from more affordable motoring following the arrival of a new LPG refuelling site from Autogas on the outskirts of Exeter.

Cheaper fuel in days - or else, orders Transport Secretary Greening
30 May, 2012

Oil companies will today be given “one last chance” to pass on price cuts to motorists — or face Government action, according to a report in today's Sun newspaper.

Price transparency will help stop motorists "being taken for fuels" says AA
30 May, 2012

The AA claims the Government’s announcement calling on the industry to implement petrol and diesel price transparency will help to stop its 15 million members and other motorists ‘being taken for fuels’.

UKPIA 'saddened' by prospect of Coryton closure
29 May, 2012

UKPIA said it is saddened by the news from Price Waterhouse Coopers that PRML Coryton Refinery appears destined to cease refining operations shortly with the consequent loss of jobs and supply infrastructure.

Unite urges government to save Coryton and secure petrol supplies
29 May, 2012

Unite the union will be calling on the government to intervene and secure the future of the Coryton oil refinery in Essex, following the announcement by administrators that it intends to close the site.

Closure of Coryton will not disrupt supply, says government
29 May, 2012

The government has said that the closure of Petroplus’ Coryton refinery in Essex will not have any impact on fuel supply.

Osborne abandons plans for ‘pasty tax’
29 May, 2012

Chancellor George Osborne has announced a u-turn on his controversial plan to impose VAT on the Cornish pasty.

Total Lubricants sponsors Mazda MX-5 GT race programme
29 May, 2012

Total Lubricants has become one of the official sponsors of the 2012 Mazda MX-5 GT race programme.

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?