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Bowser containing 1000 litres of diesel fuel stolen in Derby

Mon, December 01, 2014 - 1:07:00

A mobile tanker – called a bowser – containing 1000 litres of fuel has been stolen in Derby.

The bowser, which is yellow, belongs to Derby City Council and contained 1000 litres of red diesel which was due to be used by machinery at Markeaton Park.

The bowser was being stored in the park and was stolen from the park between 11.30pm on Sunday 2nd November and 9.30am on…

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Shocking fuel theft stats from Northamptonshire Police

Mon, October 13, 2014 - 9:25:00

Fuel theft is one of the most exasperating crimes you can experience. Not only will it cost hard-earned pounds to replace, but unexpectedly running out of fuel can be even more inconvenient. Police have warned householders to be on the lookout for fuel thieves operating in their area and to keep a watchful eye over your fuel tanks.

To help you stay vigilant – and to really understand…

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Police warn homeowners using heating oil of thieves targeting local area

Sun, October 12, 2014 - 4:12:00

Lincolnshire Police are warning homeowners who use heating oil to be extra cautious after four incidents of heating oil being stolen have happened over the past week in Brant Broughton and Bassingham. The four incidents were all reported to police over a period of seven days.

The police are asking locals to be on the lookout for any suspicious behaviour due to the colder weather, meaning…

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