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Visual Guide to Heating Oil Security

Is your heating oil security up to scratch? If not, here’s a recent true cautionary tale for you. Earlier this year, over 2000 litres of heating oil were stolen from an Aberdeenshire primary school*. This forced administrators to send students home early. While the young pupils may have welcomed the …

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A 2018 Winter Guide To Buying Heating Oil

Heating Oil – Staying Fuelled For Winter 2018 The words Heating Oil and El Nino don’t usually go together in the same sentence, however this winter (2015) we’ll probably be hearing a lot said about El Nino, and anybody who isn’t on the national grid will be definitely mentioning the …

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Halloween pumpkins: How to make some awesome Jack-o’-lanterns

How many pumpkins are sold for Halloween in the UK? There are 10 million pumpkins grown in the UK every year. Most of which are grown to be used on Halloween as Jack-O-Lanterns, Asda alone estimates sales of 2 million pumpkins in 2017 – which is great news for pumpkin …

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Research shows good news for heating oil users

If you’re the bill payer in one of the 4 million households relying on off the grid power sources, you need to take a look at latest figures available in the Sutherland Comparative Domestic Heating Costs Tables. The Sutherland Tables are an organisation which collect and compare the prices of off …

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Major economist suggests British farmers are ‘addicted’ to tax breaks

Are British Farmers ‘addicted’ To Tax Breaks? In the view of one influential economist, British farmers have developed an unsustainable dependence on overly generous tax benefits. According to Prof. Dieter Helm, the Chair of the advisory group Natural Capital Committee, Britain’s agricultural industry has become too heavily reliant on government subsidies. …

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Oil Tanks: A Safety Guide

Oil Tanks Safety If you have oil tanks at your home or place of work, it is important that you take all necessary safety precautions. Making sure that you know all the safety risks and the guidelines you need to follow is vital if you want to keep your oil …

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Tractor Fuel: How To Find A Good Supplier

When you’re looking for a tractor fuel supplier, it can be difficult to find the right one amongst all the different choices. There are a few things however that you can keep in mind to help you find the fuel supplier you need. Here are some of the important factors …

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What Is Odourless Kerosene?

Odourless kerosene is kerosene that has been put through a hydrotreating process in order to remove its odour. This makes it ideal for use in the home, for example in stoves or barbeques. How Is Kerosene Made Odourless? Kerosene can be made odourless by a process called hydrotreating. This process …

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The Benefits of using CHP Biofuel

CHP Biofuel Benefits CHP fuel (Combined Heat and Power) is produced at Cooke Fuels by using high-quality waste oil which has been cleaned and reprocessed. It can provide a range of benefits for the environment as well as offering legislative, operational and financial benefits. In terms of financial benefits, energy costs can …

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It’s here… Cyber Monday Heating Oil Deal

Cyber Monday Heating Oil Special! For a limited time today, you can order your heating oil from Cooke Fuels and we’ll knock a huge discount off the cost because it’s Cyber Monday! Beat the winter blues and warm up your home for less but hurry, offer ends 30th November 2015 at …

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