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September

FTA seeks involvement with road infrastructure funding
10 September, 2013

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called for the industry to be closely involved with discussions about road infrastructure funding, following the announcement by the Highways Agency of an upgrade to the A14 between Cambridge and Huntingdon.

Maxol launches fundraising car-wash campaign to help support children's charity
09 September, 2013

A 'Wash for Wishes' car wash fundraising campaign has been launched by Irish fuel supplier and retailer Maxol, as part of the company's charity partnership with the Make-A-Wish Ireland.

Raid uncovers massive fuel laundering plant
06 September, 2013

An illegal fuel factory in Northern Ireland capable of laundering and packing an estimated 24 million litres of diesel a year has been dismantled by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Warning that recession is affecting safety
06 September, 2013

Financial pressures mean safety procedures are being neglected in some areas of the forecourt sector, according to new research by sign installation and maintenance company Xmo Strata

Murco clarifies over portfolio purchase
06 September, 2013

Murco has reacted to an article in the September issue of Forecourt Trader about the sale of 54 filling stations that it operates.

New car sales growing strongly
06 September, 2013

The latest new car sales figures show month on month sales were up 10.9% compared to August last year, with the market up 10.4% for the year to date.

FTA seeks support for low emission HGVs
06 September, 2013

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the inclusion of freight in the government’s publication Driving the Future Today – A Strategy for Ultra Low Emission Vehicles in the UK, but remains concerned that not enough funding support or focus is being allocated to the HGV sector.

ACS publishes study of sector
06 September, 2013

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has published a comprehensive report detailing the local shop sector and the support they provide to their communities.

Independent tops supermarket money-off deals
06 September, 2013

An independent forecourt is outdoing the multiples' headline-grabbing money-off deals on fuel. Paul Delves, the former managing director of the 10-store Harry Tuffins group which was bought by the Co-op, is back in business and is offering vouchers giving 15p off per litre of fuel, up to 50 litres, for customers who spend £75 in store.

Tax authorities given new powers
04 September, 2013

Law-abiding businesses being undercut by tax fraudsters will benefit from a new initiative according to the tax authorities.

Amid all the political turmoil, do you feel as prepared as you can be for EU exit on October 31, deal or no deal?