A deadline for talks aimed at settling a dispute between fuel tanker drivers and their employers has been extended by a week.
Tanker drivers have until Monday April 16, to decide whether or not they plan to go ahead with action.
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The Unite union say they have reached a possible deal with fuel companies who are currently in talks over their pay and conditions.
The union say they are satisfied they have a set of proposals, currently confidential to present to its members - but it does not mean the threat of strike action has been lifted.
The tanker drivers still have to agree with the terms.
Fuel tanker drivers have ruled out a strike at Easter. But it's done little to ease the pressure at the pumps.
Demand for fuel continues to rise causing shortages and long queues at many petrol stations across our region.
On the eve of the Easter break that's causing concern for people trying to get away and the tourism businesses hoping for a much needed boost.