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June

Cigarette raids linked by police
12 June, 2013

Two raids in which cigarettes were stolen from petrol stations in Derbyshire are being linked by police.

Regulation beckons for e-cigs
12 June, 2013

All nicotine-containing products (NCPs), such as electronic cigarettes, are to be regulated as medicines in a move to make these products safer and more effective to reduce the harms of smoking.

Dependence on cars at all time high says RAC
11 June, 2013

Motorists are more dependent on their cars than ever before, according to a new report from the RAC looking at changes in motoring over the past 25 years.

Misplaced confidence means men less likely to seek help with driving than women
10 June, 2013

The AA Charitable Trust is urging male drivers not to ignore their driving fears after figures reveal how unlikely they are to seek help with their driving.

Tough climate puts c-store owners on minimum wage
10 June, 2013

Tough competition and rising costs mean convenience store owners are taking home less than the minimum wage in order to keep their businesses going, according to the latest figures released by the Association of Convenience Stores.

ACS urges clarity on proposed changes to shop theft law
10 June, 2013

Ministers are being urged by the Association of Convenience Stores to explain to MPs how proposals contained in the Anti-Social Behaviour, Policing and Crime Bill will not lead to fewer prosecutions of shop theft offences.

Euro Garages opts for IIS fuel pricing system
07 June, 2013

Inform Information Systems’ product, FuelsPricing.com, will be used by EuroGarages to support fuel pricing across its growing network of 100-plus retail locations.

Trade bodies slam failure to curb tobacco smuggling
06 June, 2013

Despite the extra £25 million of funding set aside in 2011 to help tackle the smuggling of legitimate tobacco brands in the country, PRA chairman Brian Madderson said HMRC has yet to get a grip on the situation.

High street c-stores hit by parking restrictions
06 June, 2013

Figures released by the Association of Convenience Stores have shown that London retailers are the hardest hit by parking regulations in the UK, and that their businesses are suffering as a result.

Forecourt sealed off in Met Police investigation
05 June, 2013

A Texaco petrol station in Dorset has been sealed off by police as part of an operation by the Metropolitan Police Kidnap and Specialist Investigations Unit.

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?