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Highland court action
04 December, 2013

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has announced a four-year extension to its partnership with Highland Spring. The new deal sees Highland Spring continue as an LTA Official Partner and further its commitment to supporting junior tennis through its sponsorship of the LTA Mini Tennis programme, with on-pack promotions and investment in National Mini Tennis Month, which takes place in April 2014.

Shop talk with Tracy West
04 December, 2013

It's that most wonderful time of the year Christmas, of course. And, as an independent retailer, it's your time to shine.

Government abandons plans for A14 tolls
04 December, 2013

Today's news that the proposed A14 toll charging is to be abandoned has been resoundly welcomed by the Freight Trasnport Association (FTA), which declared that “common sense has at last prevailed.”

Certas Energy rolls out HTEC GemPAY terminals
03 December, 2013

Certas Energy (formerly GB Oils) is rolling out new card payment terminals to its network of dealers.

Labour pledges to outlaw proxy sales of tobacco for children
03 December, 2013

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has welcomed a pledge by the Labour Party to outlaw proxy sales of tobacco for children.

Motorists warned over false economies on oil
03 December, 2013

Motorists have been warned about making false economies when it comes to lubricating their car engines by ExxonMobil and the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

MPs call for fairer energy market for small shops
03 December, 2013

Priti Patel MP, chair of the All Party Parliamentary Small Shops Group, has called for sweeping changes in the small business energy market to stop small shops being abused by their energy suppliers.

Transport minister in EU talks over alternative fuels
03 December, 2013

Transport minister Stephen Hammond has made a written statement to Parliament about EU plans to encourage the development of alternative fuels infrastructure across Europe.

Beer smuggler jailed
03 December, 2013

A lorry driver from Greater Manchester who was caught four times with illegal loads of beer smuggled from France, has been jailed for a £131,000 fraud.

Explosives experts called in after forecourt burglary
03 December, 2013

Seventeen houses were evacuated and explosives experts called in following a burglary at a Texaco petrol station in Warrington.

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?