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Knifeman in forecourt rampage
13 March, 2013

A knifeman has rampaged across a forecourt in Manchester attacking vehicles and threatening customers.

Tax changes will affect employers
13 March, 2013

An advertising campaign about an overhaul of the PAYE system that has major implications for employers has been launched by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Part exchange car prices hit record high
13 March, 2013

Part-exchange car prices have reached an all-time high, according to the monthly market analysis by automotive services company Manheim.

AA welcomes action on drugs and driving
13 March, 2013

The AA has welcomed plans by the Government to introduce a new offence of driving or being in charge of a motor vehicle with a specified controlled drug in the body.

Tesco plans rejected after campaign
08 March, 2013

An application by Tesco to open a petrol filling station in Looe, Cornwall, has been defeated after a local campaign supported by MRH, the top company in Forecourt Trader’s Top 50 Indies.

P&H and Costcutter tight lipped over reports of deal
08 March, 2013

Costcutter and Palmer & Harvey have both declined to comment on reports in The Grocer that they have agreed a new partnership deal.

Asda bans naked customer
08 March, 2013

A driver has been banned from an Asda supermarket after filling up his car at the petrol station while naked, according to a report on

ACS issues guidance on displaying 'lads mags'
08 March, 2013

A minister has praised guidance published by the Association of Convenience Store on how to display men’s lifestyle magazines.

Tobacco packaging decision "has not been taken"
08 March, 2013

The prime minister has denied that a decision has already been taken on plain packaging for tobacco products, according to the smokers’ lobby group Forest.

PRA wins victory over emergency planning
07 March, 2013

The PRA has won a significant victory in its campaign for the Government to overhaul the National Emergency Plan Fuels (NEPF) scheme.

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