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  1. roverman1

    roverman1 Read Only Funster

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    fuel prices are coming down asda and tesco alraedy reduced by 3 pence a litre . petrol and diesel. good news for a change and lets hope it goes down more :thumb:
     
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    Your sentiments seconded here :thumb:Let's hope it isn't a temporary seasonal "blip"

    The chancellor won't feel so bad about levying his ongoing tax rises on fuel now.:Doh:
     
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    Not gone down here yet:cry::cry: in fact last week our Asda garage put the diesel up a penny to £1.30.9p but petrol remained at £1.18.9p:Confused::Confused:

    Regards Pat
     
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    They just ASDA be different.:Angry:

    Petrol £1.19 here while diesel £1.33 at our local BP garage.:Doh:

    How do they justify the difference?:Angry:
     
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    :RollEyes: Supply and demand? If everyone started switching back to petrol? It would reverse the prices again. :Sad:
     
  6. American Dream

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    Well, Judging by the empty forecourt every time I go past, demand isn't that high at that price.

    I can see yet another garage going out of business...............
     
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    Morrisons have joined in by cutting diesel and petrol prices as of last night.

    Sainsburys are giving 5p off per litre vouchers but you have to spend over £50 in store first.

    Off to local Morrisons in a while to fill up van ready for weekend :Wink:
     
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    Yep Tescos are doing the 5p off a litre too.That's where I'll be off to.Now all I need is some octane booster.:Doh:

    This "price war" can only be good for the Customer.:thumb:
     
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    Just filled the car at our local Asda 111.9 (incl the 2p/l off for Asda Card) Got the van to do now - that will be more painful
     
  10. madbluemad

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    Be carefull it may go down even further tommorow

    Jim :Laughing:
     
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    Haaa , typical. I just put £80 in the van on sunday at 1.33 per litre!!
     
  12. American Dream

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    Crikey :Doh:
     
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    Absolutely right.

    Like many i still remember when diesel engined car were few and far bewteen and those that were around were pretty poor. People bought them because diesel was a lot cheaper than petrol. Then development improved to the point you now have many diesel cars giving amazing performance.

    Diesel prices shot up above petrol.

    Once Government have got us back to the pony and trap......they will tax donkey crap and tell us we should be walking everywhere.....then tax footwear. I'm just surprised they haven't dreamt up a way to slap a tax on the air we breathe.......yet! :Angry::Angry:
     
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    Don't hold your breath...They might just be working on it.:Doh:

    Seems to me we pay for every other essential element for life.
     
  15. nomadic

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    Try this site for the best price in your area:

    http://www.fuelprices.com

    sig in enter your post code, select fuel type, and view the best prices in your area.

    As one says "every little helps"

    Nomadic:Smile:
     
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    As thats a US based site i think UK folk might find this more straight forward;

    Free UK fuel prices. 9,730 petrol stations covered - PetrolPrices.com

    Soon as the page opens type in your postcode and up come your nearest petrol stations with the lowest and highest figures for your area. It's regularly updated too.
     
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    i signed up to this last time fuelk prices were mentioned on this site - i did share the info but the crazy blip deleted that post.

    good site would reccomend it as its free :) and you get an email every week or so telling you cheapest petrol in your area :)
     
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    says in todays paper oil has dropped from $147 to $130 a barrel. :thumb::thumb::thumb:

    sure Ray (saruman) will be along to tell us we're wrong and its going up again next week. :Rofl1::Rofl1:

    john.
     
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    local independant has just knocked 3 pence per liter off diesel and petrol. :thumb::thumb::thumb:

    hope it keeps dropping. :BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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    Our local Shell garage at Carland Cross, near Truro, has just dropped it's price to 113.9 for unleaded. :thumb:

    If you spend £50 at Sainsbury's in Truro, you get 5p off per litre - jolly good - except their unleaded is priced at 118.9 per litre :Eeek::Eeek:

    Well done, Sainsbury's - good marketing ploy :Angry::Angry::Angry:
     
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