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Where can drivers fill-up with fuel most cheaply in Suffolk and Essex today?

PUBLISHED: 06:57 05 June 2017 | UPDATED: 06:57 05 June 2017

Morrisons Petrol Station at Sproughton is reported to be cheapest for petrol prices. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Morrisons Petrol Station at Sproughton is reported to be cheapest for petrol prices. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Motorists needing to fill-up with fuel this morning can save as much as 8p a litre by checking for cheaper providers.

According to Petrol Prices, the price comparison website, the cheapest cost for a litre of unleaded petrol in the Ipswich area is 112.7p, which is available at Morrisons in Sproughton Road and Asda in Stoke Park. This is 8p cheaper than the most expensive price listed in the region.

At Sainbury’s in Hadleigh Road and Goddard Road Asda a litre costs 113.7p. Diesel prices are the same at these supermarkets.

In the west of the county, the cheapest price appears to be Bury St Edmunds Asda or Sainsbury’s, both at 113.7p.

The cheapest price in the region are available in Clacton, where a litre of unleaded petrol can be found for 111.7p at Morrisons and 111.9p at Tesco.

East Anglian Daily Times readers can cut out a voucher from today’s paper to get 4p or 3p a litre off the cost of fuel at selected BP and Esso petrol stations.

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