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Daily Echo: 20 tips to help you save £500 in fuel

9:53am Tuesday 5th April 2011

MOTORISTS are still feeling the pain of petrol and diesel costs and last week’s 1p fuel duty cut has done little to quell record prices at the pump.

Swapping four wheels for two

Daily Echo: Daily Echo reporter Jon Reeve rides the electric bike

5:11pm Wednesday 30th March 2011

THEY have been hailed as a solution to the UK’s traffic problems, and with 20 million already sold in China, electric bike sales are now stepping up a gear in Britain. JON REEVE swapped his car for one for a week to find out whether they really are a viable alternative.

We’ve saved thousands by getting on our bikes

Daily Echo: WHEEL GO FAR: Lyn Brayshaw and children Lauren, 10, and Sam, 8, have embraced cycling.  	Echo picture by Paul Collins Order no: 12103509

11:33am Tuesday 22nd March 2011

For most people with young children, the idea of living without a car is almost inconceivable.

Cyclists want council to open up missing links

Daily Echo: Cyclists: Lindsi Bluemel, third from right, and campaign members.	  Echo picture by Paul Collins. Order no: 12103555

10:56am Friday 18th March 2011

A group of Southampton cyclists is taking steps to make the city safer for bikes.

Commuters take on cross city challenge

Daily Echo: Thea Bjaaland cycled the journey in just 15 minutes

2:34pm Wednesday 16th March 2011

A cyclist, bus user, motorist and pedestrian go head to head in the great rush hour commuter race-across-the-city challenge.

Emergency services hit by rocketing fuel prices

Daily Echo: FEELING THE STRAIN: Fire and rescue, the lifeboat service and police are all affected.

3:16pm Tuesday 15th March 2011

WITH the price of petrol reaching £6 a gallon, our emergency services are counting the cost of rocketing fuel prices.

Bike helps save a fortune

Daily Echo: My bike’s saved me a fortune

2:50pm Monday 14th March 2011

WITH the chance of saving more than £300 a year on fuel and £700 on parking, it was a simple decision to ditch the car on the daily commute for this Hampshire cyclist.

Businesses feel petrol pressure

Daily Echo: Proprietor of The Flower Shop in Eastleigh High Street Lee Ackerman with one of his vans and employees, left to right, Natasha Barker, Abi Jurd, Shelley Read and Caroline Henley.

1:50pm Friday 11th March 2011

AS the Daily Echo launches the Don’t Be a Fuel Fool campaign, small businesses in the region such as florists have revealed the true impact of the petrol price hike.

Fuel prices hitting charities and volunteers hard

Daily Echo: Some of the Hantsar Volunteers

9:49am Thursday 10th March 2011

SPIRALLING fuel costs are driving many motorists into the ground, but cash-strapped charities in particular are feeling the squeeze.

Coping with the fuel price hike

Daily Echo: The price of diesel and petrol has surged to record levels despite a drop in wholesale costs

10:51am Wednesday 9th March 2011

PETROL rocketed to 141.9p per litre in Hampshire yesterday – and with oil prices rising because of unrest in the Middle East, there’s no end in sight to the fuel hike.

Share lifts and save cash

Daily Echo: The amount people are planning to spend on a new or used car is at a three-year high, according to a survey

10:40am Wednesday 9th March 2011

THE BEST way to cut down on the amount of cash you spend on fuel is to drive less - but while you can't make your journeys shorter, you can slash your annual mileage.

Top tips for using less fuel when driving

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11:01am Wednesday 9th March 2011

A two-car family could save as much as £1,000 a year by following this advice:

How the fuel hike hits families

Daily Echo: Karen Askoy-Weekes with children Jack, Lillie and Mollie.

10:57am Wednesday 9th March 2011

MUM-OF-THREE Karen Aksoy-Weeks says she spends around a quarter of her income just on the school run.

What it's like to car share

Daily Echo: Rob Gower, Phil Wyndham and Paul Tatham

10:50am Wednesday 9th March 2011

COLLEAGUES Rob Gove r and Phil Wy ndham live within yards of each other in Romsey and have been sharing lifts to Southampton-based Ordnance Survey for more than 25 years.

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