Pictures: 'True cost of fuel' signs go up in filling stations
As fuel prices increase again - a campaign's started to show drivers in our region the true cost of tax paid on Petrol and Diesel.
Signs are going up at filling stations showing the breakdown of what we are paying for. The taxpayer's alliance says 60 per cent of what we pay at the pumps goes directly to the tax man. They are hoping to put pressure on the Chancellor to cut duty by five pence per litre over the next five years.
'True cost of fuel' signs to go up filling stations
Signs are going up at petrol stations across the region showing the true cost of taxes on petrol and diesel. The Taxpayers Alliance campaign is designed to show how much money we are giving to the Treasury.
Police have arrested two men in connection with the theft of fuel from cars. Officers were called to the Social Club in Market Rasen, early today after reports of two men acting suspiciously near a vehicle. A 31-year-old man and a 35 year old man, both from Nottinghamshire were arrested
Motorists living in rural Lincolnshire are struggling to cope with the rising cost of fuel, but have no choice but to continue driving because countryside public transport is so lacking, according to the Country Land and Business Association.
A woman from York who was badly burned after petrol ignited as she transferred it between containers in her kitchen remains critically ill in hospital. Diane Hill, was in the kitchen near a gas cooker when she was engulfed by flames - leaving her with 40 per cent burns.
A woman from York has been badly burned after petrol ignited as she transferred it between containers in her kitchen. The woman, named locally as Diane Hill, was in the kitchen near a gas cooker when she set alight - leaving her with 40% burns.
Shocked neighbours witnessed her run into her garden attempting to put out the flames.