By ITV News Central reporter Chris Halpin
Now a preview of our upcoming three part series on a subject that usually gets people talking - petrol prices.
In recent weeks the cost per litre has dipped below a pound for diesel and unleaded for the first time since 2009. But can it continue? Tune in to ITV News Central at 6 tonight for the first part of 'Pressure at the Pumps'.
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