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Police car chase ends in forecourt smash
01 November, 2013

A car being pursued by police after a drugs raid crashed on a forecourt in Greater Manchester, narrowly missing the petrol pumps.

Top 50 Indie helps to defeat Tesco scheme
01 November, 2013

Top 50 Indie and West Country forecourt operator Chartman is celebrating after the local council rejected plans to build a Tesco supermarket and petrol filling station in the Cornish town of Bude (population 9,900).

HMRC raids illicit fuel plant
01 November, 2013

A laundering plant capable of producing more than 16.4million litres of illicit fuel a year and potentially evading around £10.6m in taxes and duty was dismantled by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) after a raid on Wednesday night.

Students warned over tobacco smuggling
01 November, 2013

Students in Cardiff are being warned not to get involved in cigarette smuggling after parcels containing non-duty paid foreign brands were seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Cigarette smuggler jailed
01 November, 2013

A man from Bridgend in South Wales, who smuggled 485,000 cigarettes and hundreds of counterfeit watches into the UK, has been jailed. The duty loss on the cigarettes is estimated at £125,000.

Supermarkets announce cuts in fuel prices
30 October, 2013

The big four supermarkets have all cut their fuel prices from today.

ACS welcomes voice for business victims of crime
30 October, 2013

Businesses will be able to make Impact Statements when they are victims of crime, as part of new measures announced by the government in the revised Victims Code.

High voltage hazard at forecourt
30 October, 2013

A site engineer about to valet a forecourt in Staffordshire had a narrow escape after he discovered high voltage overhead cables less than three feet from a price sign.

Grangemouth union official resigns
30 October, 2013

The union official whose dispute with the chemicals giant Ineos escalated to the stage where it threatened the future of the Grangemouth oil refinery has resigned from his job with the company.

Warning over future of LPG
30 October, 2013

LPG fuel could disappear from many UK forecourts unless the government makes a long-term commitment to support it, a leading supplier has warned.

As the Government is urged to publish its plans for E10 by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Bioethanol, would you welcome the introduction of E10 as the right next step in cutting automotive carbon emissions?