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CWA chairman Brian Madderson
Green light for automatic car washes but HCW outlawed
27 March, 2020

Forecourt operators are being advised by the Car Wash Association (CWA) that they can continue to operate automatic car washes and jet washes under the current coronavirus regulations, but hand car washing and other types of valeting have been outlawed.

Applegreen branding on forecourt
Applegreen boss confident of achieving long-term growth
27 March, 2020

The chief executive of Applegreen has said he is confident the business can achieve long-term growth, despite any uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and revealed how it is affecting the company in the short term.

Dorking BP Service Station
Fast-growing Top 50 Indie Ascona adds forecourt to estate
27 March, 2020

Fast-growing Top 50 Indie Ascona has added another acquisition to its estate.

Steve Rodell, managing director – retail, Christie & Co
Christie & Co publishes guidance for petrol filling station owners
27 March, 2020

Advice for petrol filling station and convenience store owners on how to deal with the coronavirus crisis has been published on a blog post by specialist business property adviser Christie & Co.

Grip hero on pumps
Over 1,000 forecourts take up offer of free GripHero dispensers
27 March, 2020

More than one thousand forecourts globally have taken up Devon-based GripHero's offer of providing hand-protection dispensers free to protect their customers from the transmission of Covid-19 at the fuel pump.

police tape
Knife-wielding robbers strike at Esso petrol station in Leeds
27 March, 2020

West Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following an armed robbery at a petrol station in Leeds.

plastic screen at Co-op till
Central England Co-op installs plastic screens at tills
27 March, 2020

Central England Co-op has announced that it is planning to install plastic screens at all till points as part of its efforts to keeps colleagues and customers safe during the coronavirus crisis.

ACS chief executive James Lowman
Defra secretary praises workers in the convenience store sector
27 March, 2020

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has welcomed a letter from DEFRA secretary George Eustice, recognising the enormous contribution of the people running and working in convenience stores.

lines to encourage distancing
Sector working flat out to keep emergency services supplied
25 March, 2020

With the fuel retail sector identified by the Government as one of the keys to keeping the emergency services going during the coronavirus pandemic, the PRA and its members have been working flat out to ensure they can operate safely for customers and staff.

Morrisons branding
Supermarket price cuts branded anti-competitive
25 March, 2020

The PRA has accused supermarkets of aggressive, anti-competitive pricing after Morrisons and then Asda slashed their fuel prices, with 12ppl off petrol and 8ppl off diesel.

Have you put a new hygiene strategy in place for staff and customers to help minimise the spread of coronavirus?