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The Cost of petrol, I can't believe it.

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Helen1959

Helen1959 Report 2 Jul 2008 21:55

Well as some of you may know, our car has been off the road since the beginning of April, and it hasn't been filled up since March. Hubby and I went to the petrol station earlier to fill up and I can't believe how much it has cost us to fill her up again. Before it used to cost us £36 pounds to fill the tank. Tonight it was £50, I know from all the news reports that the price had increased but it hadn't hit home how much it had gone up.

Helen

McB

McB Report 2 Jul 2008 22:08

Petrol's £1.22 a litre at some places here, Diesel's £ 1.34

Diddydoris

Diddydoris Report 2 Jul 2008 22:16

There's a garage near me and diesels 142.9p a litre!!!!

LancsLass

LancsLass Report 2 Jul 2008 23:01

...but have you seen the price of public transport?

Hardly encouragement to swap my trusty steed for a big fat smelly bus!

Its getting expensive but I still manage to fill up and eat less instead!

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 2 Jul 2008 23:31

I filled a plastic petrol container yesterday, rated at 5 litres, I managed to get 6 in it.........£6:85
just over 1 gallon...(4.54 litres/gall)

Bob