Photo gallery: Our photographers capture the petrol station scenes across the region

15:36 29 March 2012

The petrol station at Asda in Great Yarmouth.

Busier than usual due to the high demand. Picture: James Bass

The petrol station at Asda in Great Yarmouth. Busier than usual due to the high demand. Picture: James Bass

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2012

The Archant Norfolk photographers have been out and about doing what they do best and telling the story of the day with their cameras.

They’ve captured empty forecourts, queues of traffic and the sheer panic caused by the Government’s statements on “topping up” yesterday.

To view a gallery of photographs, click the link on the right of this page.


  • some people are so selfish perhaps they could spare a thought for the emergency services.would they be happy if they rang the fire service only to be told sorry but we have no diesel

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    Thursday, March 29, 2012

  • I managed to fill up five Jerry cans this morning and I don't even have a car.

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    Thursday, March 29, 2012

  • good ploy from the government put up the price of petroldiesel in the budget one week then upset the tanker drivers so they threaten to strike hey presto panic stations the government get an instant tax rise!! next month it will be a strike by alcohol suppliers ? will this lead to panic buying of alcohol?? the month after a strike by tobacco suppliers panic buying of tobacco products ? maybe but remember you will all have to walk because there will be no fuel!!!!

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    i am mostly wrong??

    Friday, March 30, 2012

  • Why don't they put petrol on ration so that at least some of us can get some fuel

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    Thursday, March 29, 2012

  • People have a certain instinct in situations like this. You Herd it here first.

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    Mad Brewer

    Thursday, March 29, 2012

  • Panic at the pumps: What the hell is wrong with people? Have they lost all perpective of life? Seems so. One misplaced Tory comment (fuelled by politics - no pun intended) has given more cause to the tanker drivers than any Tarde Union ever could have done.

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    Thursday, March 29, 2012

  • perhaps the massive 4x4 mummys school taxi,s will be put to rest for a while

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    Thursday, March 29, 2012

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