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August

Attempted armed robbery at Bradford petrol station
06 September, 2013

Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted armed robbery at a petrol station in Bradford.

HMRC seizes lorry carrying fuel
30 August, 2013

A lorry carrying around 26,000 litres of fuel, suspected of having been smuggled into Scotland from Poland, has been seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Tesco clubcard rolled out across Esso network
30 August, 2013

Exxon Mobil is rolling out the Tesco Clubcard loyalty scheme to its wider network following its introduction on the sites run jointly with the supermarket group in February.

Sainsbury's running 10ppl-off promotion
29 August, 2013

Sainsbury’s has announced that from today until Wednesday 4h September, customers who spend £60 or more in store will receive a coupon entitling them to 10p off each litre of fuel when they fill up at one of the retailer’s 285 forecourts.

Middle East tension stoking up price rises warns PRA
29 August, 2013

The PRA has warned that fuel prices are set to rise as tension in the Middle East continues to ratchet up.

Series of thefts from Suffolk petrol stations
28 August, 2013

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of over £1,000 worth of fuel from four petrol stations across Suffolk.

Jail sentence for attempted robbery
28 August, 2013

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of over £1,000 worth of fuel from four petrol stations across Suffolk.

Home delivery a target for many convenience stores
27 August, 2013

Nearly a quarter of convenience store owners would like to reintroduce services such as home delivery of groceries, according to a survey of 1,100 retailers.

Suffolk forecourt marks 40,000 milestone for Subway
27 August, 2013

A Suffolk forecourt has become the 40,000th installation of the sandwich franchise Subway, which will soon celebrate its 48th year in business.  The milestone site is an Applegreen petrol station in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Low use of automated car washes says BCA report
23 August, 2013

A small minority of motorists use automated car washes, with a much higher proportion using hand car wash services, according to the latest research from British Car Auctions (BCA).

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?