Filling stations run dry across the region

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Queuing for fuel has continued throughout the day and some garages have run out.

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Fair deal at the forecourt

by ITV Central News
Petrol pumps in Nottinghamshire checked to make sure customers get what they pay for
Petrol pumps in Nottinghamshire checked to make sure customers get what they pay for Credit: PA

Tests are being carried out at petrol pumps in Nottinghamshire to make sure motorists are getting a fair deal on the forecourts.

Sixteen filling stations in areas including Mansfield, Lowdham, East Bridgford and Newark were tested.

It comes as fuel prices hit an all-time high.

Officers ordered a number of nozzles to be removed after they were found to be supplying short measures.

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