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News: UK retail sales fall due to wet weather and low fuel sales

May 23, 2016

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  It has just been announced that retail sales in the UK fell by 2.3% in April according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The fall has been attributed to a record drop in fuel sales which were down 13.2% in April. This has been explained with the panic-buying which took place in March [...]

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Top 10 energy saving tips to keep warm and save cash this winter

October 17, 2015

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With that rather enjoyable Indian Summer coming to an end and colder weather fronts gathering strength just off our western shores, it’s about time you started thinking about how you are going to keep warm this winter, whilst not breaking the bank in the process.  Here are the Money Lion’s top 10 energy saving tips on keeping [...]

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The 80mph speed limit – Is it really economical?

October 10, 2015

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Environmental and road safety campaigners are up in arms against the government’s proposal to increase the national speed limit on motorways to 80mph. Transport Secretary Philip Hammond claims that the current speed limit, which was introduced in 1965, is out of date, especially considering technological advancements in motoring safety.  The reasoning behind the government plan is to boost [...]

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Are petrol prices falling as low as they should?

August 15, 2015

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Motorists all over the country were breathing a sigh of relief last week as the price of crude oil fell sharply, but that initial joy has been followed by disappointment as the dip in price is struggling to trickle through to the forecourt.

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Fuel Poverty

October 25, 2013

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The weather is turning and we are all looking for our winter coats, hats, gloves and scarves. Most of us had to switch the heating on at some point over the past week to take the chill out of the air. Imagine however if you couldn’t just put the heating on when you felt a [...]

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