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Fuel truck ends up in a ditch at a major Townsville fuel station
8 months ago

Fuel truck ends up in a ditch at a major Townsville fuel station

A fuel truck has ended up in a ditch at a major Townsville shopping centre this morning with emergency services on the scene.

The truck was meant to fill the …
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Activist claims racism in pre-pay row at the servo
9 months ago

Activist claims racism in pre-pay row at the servo

Retail giant Coles is facing accus­ations of racism after an Aborig­inal activist was stopped and told to pre-pay for fuel at a Townsville petrol station, as white customers were allowed …
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Service stations are making a comeback in Townsville
9 months ago

Service stations are making a comeback in Townsville

The servo is making a comeback in Townsville with multiple groups vying to develop new fuel sites after decades when the norm was to remove them and develop something else.


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Coles Express service station held-up by man armed with syringe
10 months ago

Coles Express service station held-up by man armed with syringe

A man allegedly armed with a syringe threatened a service station employee and demanded money before fleeing with cigarettes and a drink in a thirsty night of crime.

Townsville Police …
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Liberty to open four service station outlets in Townsville
12 months ago

Liberty to open four service station outlets in Townsville

About $15 million in investment and 60 jobs are being pumped into the city with the opening of its first Liberty petrol station and convenience store outlets.

A flagship store …
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Man attempts to rob servo to go back to jail
2 years ago

Man attempts to rob servo to go back to jail

A MAN walked into a Townsville service station, held a metal rod up at an attendant and told him “this is a robbery, give me your money”.

On April 27 …
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Townsville petrol prices cheaper than most of regional Queensland
2 years ago

Townsville petrol prices cheaper than most of regional Queensland

TOWNSVILLE has “bucked the trend” when it comes to fuel prices.

The city’s petrol prices for unleaded have fallen slightly to 129 cents per litre, the RACQ has revealed.

This …
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RACQ warns Townsville motorists against bowser complacency
2 years ago

RACQ warns Townsville motorists against bowser complacency

MOTORING  body RACQ has warned Townsville motorists not to be complacent when filling up even though fuel prices have dropped.

RACQ head of public policy Rebecca Michael said Townsville’s average …
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Teen’s violent attack on petrol station attendant
2 years ago

Teen’s violent attack on petrol station attendant

A TOWNSVILLE teenager has pleaded guilty to a brutal attack on a service station attendant who refused him entry into the store.

Appearing in Townsville District Court on Thursday, 16-year-old …
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Petrol company forced to pay for leak close to the coast
2 years ago

Petrol company forced to pay for leak close to the coast

A PETROL company has been slapped with a hefty fine after a serious leak at a service station.

Puma Energy (Australia) Fuels Pty Ltd was ordered to pay $75,000 with …
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