Petrol prices hit record high
The average price at the pumps reached 140.20p per litre at the end of last week, with diesel at a new record of 146.72p
26 March 2012
Budget 2012: Fuel duty to rise in August
The Government will press ahead with plans to raise fuel duty in August
21 March 2012
Budget 2012 round-up: Pensioners the big losers
While the over 65s will be worse off, low and middle income earners could gain £220 a year. Other taxes will also rise
21 March 2012
Fuel rise 'will force job changes'
Some drivers will have to change or quit their jobs if August's planned increase goes ahead, an AA survey finds
21 March 2012
Driving costs soar in 12 months
The cost of motoring has jumped by 14% over the past year, a report by the RAC says
23 November 2011
Supermarkets cut petrol prices
Supermarkets are reducing the price of petrol, in one case to its lowest level since February
4 November 2011
Asda and Morrisons to cut petrol prices
The supermarkets will reduce prices by up to 2p per litre tomorrow at most forecourts due to the falling oil price
8 August 2011
One million more in fuel poverty
Rising gas and electricity prices pushed another million households into fuel poverty, government figures show
14 July 2011
Energy debts up three-fold in past four years
Charity the Money Advice Trust says it has seen a 181% jump in the number of people seeking advice for fuel debts
12 May 2011
Co-op enters energy market, but is it any good?
Co-op Energy has got the go-ahead from regulator Ofgem following a two-month trial, but its tariff could be pricey
11 May 2011
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As bills set to rise by 52%
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44 tips to be tight (in a good way)
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£50 two-week summer break
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Blue Light Card discounts boosted
For NHS and emergency workers
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