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Want to know more about the high quality contents of our distinctive Yellow and Blue trucks?! Then have a look at this short YouTube video newly released from Jet – a Phillips 66 brand! As one of their 15 UK distributors, a company we are proud to be associated with:

 

 

How to deal with domestic oil spills - Guidance for householders

 

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Ullapool newsResidents of Ullapool - take note!

 

Getting ready to fill your oil tank for the winter? When you place an order with Highland Fuels you will be helping your local swimming pool!

 

For every order of domestic heating oil placed, within postcodes IV23, IV26 and IV27, we will donate 10 litres of oil to heat your community owned swimming pool. This offer applies to both new and existing customers!

 

Solar Power Fuel Company

 

Check us out ... Solar powered fuel company!

Why? you ask ... Whilst oil prices are at a 3 year low, electricity bills only seem to go up! Therefore in order to keep our costs down we fitted 41 solar panels ...

 

Solar power

 

Announcement - Highland Fuels Acquisition

 

Highland Fuels Ltd has today purchased the entire share capital of Glasgow based Thames Gold Holdings Ltd and Lunargem Ltd.

 

These companies own and operate fourteen filling stations and also supply fuel to independent dealers and commercial customers. We look forward to working with the Thames team; they will have a key role in developing our filling station operations and dealer offer throughout Scotland. Pictured is one of our new Jet supplied Thames Filling Stations.

 

Jet

 

Highland Fuels - Striving to serve communities in the Southern Isles

"Oil firm is getting together with Islanders to take fuel prices lower ... "   Read full article

 

Scotlands first retail filling station with above ground storage tanks supplied by Highland Fuels Ltd

 

RavenspointHighland Fuels are delighted to be supplying fuel to the community-owned Ravenspoint Fuel Station which is situated on the shore of Loch Erisort, on the beautiful Isle of Lewis.

 

We have been working with the Ravenspoint team since the start of their ambitious project and are thrilled that the community has got the result that they have worked so hard to achieve!

 

The school at Ravenspoint closed in the seventies due to the gradual de-population of the area and the co-operative acquired the school building. Over the years the co-operative, with the backing of the local residents, has turned the building into a community shop, new cafe and 14 bed hostel. But a priority, right at the top of the community's wish list was to bring a fuelling station to the area.

 

On Tuesday 22nd October 2013 the community's wish was granted when the new 24/7 fuelling station was officially opened. It marked a historic day for the area, as the first petrol pump ever in South Lochs was declared open by Western Isles MSP Dr Alasdair Allan. Not only can the bright blue, 12 tonne, 19,000 litre SuperVault above ground petrol storage tank be used during Ravenspoint shop hours, with the new facility offering card payment at the pump, it can also be used over the weekend!

 

RavenspointJim Suff, of Ledbury Welding & Engineering Ltd, who supplied the tank and petrol pump equipment, said at the opening: "I can see what a great difference it will make to the community. It's safe, environmentally sound, but the most important thing is the community will benefit and we're pleased to be a part of that."

 

To show Highland Fuel's continued support and commitment to the Western Isles, we have extended our '10 pence per litre off petrol and diesel' promotion to Ravenspoint's customers. Customers just need to take their Highland Fuels heating oil or tractor diesel delivery note along to Ravenspoint and claim 10 pence per litre of their next fill of petrol or diesel (maximum fill is 50 litres per delivery note).

 

For more information on this exciting new filling station, visit the Ravenspoint Website at www.ravenspoint.co.uk

 

HIGHLAND FUELS SPONSORS SCREEN MACHINE 15

 

"For our fifteenth year our aim was to work with a respected company with a strong presence in the 34+ communities we visit. Highland Fuels is a perfect match for Screen Machine"

 

- Ron Inglis, Chief Executive of Regional Screen Scotland

 

  Highland Fuels sponsors Screen Machine

 

Highland Fuels are delighted to announce that we have sponsored Screen Machine for its 15th anniversary activities.

 

Screen Machine brings the latest films to remote and rural areas of Scotland. It is an 80-seat, air conditioned modern mobile cinema in a 33 tonne articulated lorry. It is equipped with state of the art 3D digital production and Dolby Digital surround sound.

 

George Shand, Managing Director - "Our sponsorship means Screen Machine will be able to cover even more miles and show a greater number of films to an even wider range of people in this, its 15th anniversary year.
"Last year, over 27,000 people were entertained and when we were approached to help contribute to an even more ambitious plan for this special year, it seemed such a perfect fit to give a little back to our remote customers across the Highlands and Western Islands. Screen Machine tours 25-30 communities in some extremely remote locations and each tour typically lasts 8-10 weeks. Screen Machine also appears a selected film festivals.
"Our logo is shown at the beginning of every film and we also receive an allocation of free tickets to showings which we in turn distribute to our customers."

 

Highland Fuels sponsors Screen MachineStarting in summer 2013, the Screen Machine 15 programme will see the cinema work with Highlands and Islands schools on education initiatives while also staging one-off film events and mini pop-up film festivals which will expand the Screen Machine's regular programme.

 

Making a rare visit to Edinburgh, the state-of-the-art cinema parked for one day only outside the Scottish Parliament. Children from the city's Bruntsfield Primary School were welcomed aboard to enjoy a selection of specially curated short films.

 

Michael Russell, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, joined them to celebrate the arrival of the 80-seat cinema, before helping to launch an extensive programme of events.

 

Highland Fuels sponsors Screen MachineThese events included:

 

Using Screen Machine as a venue, a pilot programme of Moving Image Education activity will be delivered to teachers and young people attending primary and secondary schools in communities around the Highlands and Islands.

 

Three one-day film festivals will also take place during Summer 2013 in Fort William and on the islands of Mull and Arran. Each day will be devoted to special screenings and unique events. A programme of events will be announced for the Western Isles in July.

 

A number of new venues will be visited, ensuring the tour visits 19 Scottish islands, including the Orkney isles of Sanday, Stronsay, Westray and Hoy, plus the isles of Eigg, Rum, Coll and Tiree.

 

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10ppl off fuel for your car!

 

Stornoway Customers

Fill your heating oil tank with Highland Fuels Ltd and get 10ppl off fuel for your car tank (up to a maximum of 50 litres) in the following Filling Stations: Welcome Inn Filling Station, Engebret Ltd, Gordon Diesel Services, and Ardhasaig Filling Station in Harris. All you need to do is present your Highland Fuels delivery note to one of our participating Filling Stations to receive your discount. Please note that the delivery note can only be used once.

Other Locations

This promotion is also running at the following garages:

County Garage at Millknowe, Campbeltown

Tagon Stores at Voe, Shetland

Cluanie Inn, Glenmoriston

Achiltibuie Stores, near Ullapool

An Clachan, Leverburgh

Uig Community Shop, Isle of Lewis

 

Reducing our paper consumption - Paperless Invoicing and Statements

 

Here at Highland Fuels, we are committed to helping the environment wherever possible, that's why we are offering a £5 credit* to every customer who provides us with their e-mail address so we can send invoices and statements this way!

 

*The £5 credit will be added to your Highland Fuels account

 

Oilsave ~ Efficient safe energy

 

A new campaign to boost the oil heating industry.

 

Oilsave is a proactive campaign to promote the benefits of oil heating. We believe oil heating is the best choice for households without access to mains gas.

 

Oilsave has been developed to provide advice, information and access to the best possible service, enabling oil heating customers to make informed choices about their future energy needs. Our aim is to encourage home owners to upgrade their existing heating systems and make other energy efficiency improvements, helping them to save money while remaining oil heating customers.

 

Oilsave can help householders:

  • Improve their energy efficiency
  • Unravel the hype over 'green' alternatives
  • Make cost effective upgrades
  • Understand how they can integrate oil systems with other technologies
  • Get advice on service and security
  • Find out about grants for energy efficiency improvements
  • Compare rival heating systems

 

To find out more information, visit www.oilsave.org.uk today!