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Fuel tanker strike averted after drivers agree deal

The threat of a damaging fuel tanker strike was averted yesterday after drivers voted by just a 1% margin accept a peace deal. After eight days of talks with the conciliation service Acas, Unite said that just 51% of it’s members had

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Motorists panic buying fuel as Coryton Fuel Refinery closes

Motorists have been urged not to panic buy fuel as the news of  the Coryton fuel refinery closure spreads.  The refinery, which supplies over 20% of the fuel to London and the South East stopped supplies when its Swiss-owned parent company

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Breaking News: Stanlow Fuel Refinery Blockade set to last 8 days

A  source on twitter informed us this afternoon that the Stanlow Fuel Refinery Blockade is set to last 8 long days, this has been now been officially confirmed by the organisers of Sundays protest. Stanlow Refinery produces close to 7

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Threat of petrol station closures as tanker strike talks fail

Britain is facing possible petrol shortages after the country’s largest union threatened to call 3,000 fuel tanker drivers out on strike. Unite, the union behind the British Airways cabin crew strike, has announced a wave of ballots across the industry

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