Plenty Diesel if your Heading West

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  1. Jim

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    Having read about all the fuss, we land in Plymouth today with a full tank. The first two service stations we saw in town had signs to say Sorry No Diesel, but thereafter every station we passed on the A30 and M5 had plenty of fuel and no queues. Is this the same everywhere?
     
  2. Chris

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    No one is panicking here Jim.

    We have all got full tanks:BigGrin:
     
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    Hi Jim,

    Last couple of days most of the garages we've passed around here have had packed forecourts - Saron, Llandysul, Carmarthen ... although I haven't seen any with 'no fuel' signs. I came back over the Preselis this morning and topped up at the garage by the T-junction with the Haverfordwest road, empty forecourt. I said to the cashier 'no panic-buying today then?' and she replied 'None at all, country folk round here have more sense than the townies' :)Eek!:). ... The excitement seems to have died down today in the vast metropolis (Landysul) ...

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    Our cup runneth over !

    No problems here Jim !:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    The problems were Wednesday and Thursday. Today, garages are empty of queues, but have lots of petrol and diesel.

    Funny though it seems to cost 2p per litre more than earlier in the week.

    Anywhere less that 149 per litre is a bargin.

    Cheers

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    Dont know your route plans but the roundabout at St Clears had a three lorry multi fatality on it this morning, was still closed at lunchtime.

    Peter
     
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    well just picked up the MH after it had some service done in Preston and as i am on empty thought I would fill up on the A591 coming back to Windermere. Silly boy I didnt take account of the stupid lemings we call our population. As I dont suffer fools gladly I feel I must be living in the wrong effing country. What a bunch of morons!!!!!!!!!!!!:Angry:
     
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    Lots round here sold out Sainsburys etc those that have fuel have queues today:Doh:
    I have a full tank and am on my way south sat morning "Widdicome farm" Devon:BigGrin:



    Just heard on the news some woman burned storing petrol in the house
     
  10. Ralph-n-Bev

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    Well seeing as though my petrol gage was showing me to be a 1/4 full i thought i better fill up .
    Having never filled up my car before:Blush: Usually only putting £20 or £30 in it i got a shock.
    £70 :Eeek:
    AND the garage had put the diesel up to £1.48p its usually £1.44:Angry:
    I didnt want to buy into the panic buying , but the garages are selling out left right and centre in our area.
    Im glad Ralph sees to the motorhome and pick up.
     
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    I have quarter of a tank and have about 200 miles to do.


    I set off this morning just before 11 and drove past the two petrol stations in Louth. The first one was closed/empty. The second one had just had a delivery and a queue was starting to form. Jumped in quickly and got £95 of diesel in the tank. I then went over to Grimsby 2 petrol stations out of stock and closed. Back to Coningsby main petrol station closed/empty. Tiny garage near laundrette open but is on attendant service with I presume a limit per person. They haven't put their price up and appear to be trying to look after the locals so they can get shopping etc... So 6 petrol stations passed. 4 empty. 1 just got refill and 1 on rations....
     
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    Just remembered the one at Horncastle was closed/empty too.
     
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    live in Bridgnorth Shropshire...there are only 2 petrol stations both have no fuel at all, looks like being a quiet weekend...sorry kids:shout:
     
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    It's a shame isn't it?:Sad:
     
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    A38 Bridgewater /Taunton /Wellington/Tiverton all closed or short of one of the fuels and queues - The supermarkets all have stock at the moment - restrictions on filling cans at some .
     
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    No fuel

    None of the garages or supermarkets I passed on my way home from work ware ham to Poole had any fuel hopefully will all be ok in the morning:thumb:
     
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