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AvantiGas gets creative with East of England arts and community development charity

Leading LPG supplier to support Creative Arts East with corporate partnership.

AvantiGas announces new MD to lead the company into the 21st century

LPG supplier enters new era with experienced energy expert at the helm.

AvantiGas celebrates safety in a charitable way

October 2018 - Charities to benefit from AvantiGas' health and safety record.

AvantiGas team celebrates rural business at regional awards

October 2018 - AvantiGas team presents accolades at the Rural Business Awards.

AvantiGas team fuels record-breaking Longleat balloon flight

September 2018 - Last weekend, the AvantiGas team fuelled 170 balloons at the Longleat ‘Sky Safari’ in Wiltshire, helping to provide a wonderful display for the public that broke UK records.

Cooking for Paultons Park – how AvantiGas fuels their world

The catering operation at Paulton's Park, home of Peppa Pig World, relies on AvantiGas to serve its customers - up to 60,000 a week in summer.

Water tower turned holiday home at Treffos School, Anglesey

Switching to AvantiGas bulk LPG was a lesson in economy for Welsh head teachers and school proprietors Stuart and Joyce Humphreys. They have devoted their lives to education. Now they have also educated themselves in the advantages of AvantiGas bulk LPG over oil-fired heating or bottled gas.

The Anglesey Agricultural Show

July 2018 - Enter our competitions to win prizes and challenge us to a better LPG deal and win 500L of Free LPG!

Why Trump Turnberry relies on AvantiGas LPG as the US President heads to Scotland

July 2018 - The Trump Turnberry Luxury Collection golf resort was the first golf resort in the world, and since the Trump organisation took over in 2014, massive investment in the hotel and its golf courses give it grounds to claim to be the best in the world too. As a possible Presidential visit awaits, AvantiGas has celebrated more than a decade as the resort’s main fuel supplier.

Chatsworth Country Fair

August 2018 - AvantiGas engineer and balloonist Steve Chatfield took to the skies at this year's Chatsworth Country Show which also marked 30 years of the East Midlands Balloon Group. AvantiGas sponsored Steve's balloon and provided the gas for all of the balloons taking part in the spectacular event.

Lucky 13 for AFC St Austell Golf Day

July 2018 - AFC St Austell Club Chairman James Hutchings is hoping that Friday the 13th proves lucky for some when the football club holds its 13th annual golf day – on Friday 13 July.

​​International Women in Engineering Day

June 2018 - Celebrating Georgina Cambell, AvantiGas Applications Engineer #ShesanEngineer

#30DaysWild Pen a Poem Challenge

June 2018 - AvantiGas is a sponsor to a number of conservation projects by Wildlife Trusts around Britain and is a keen supporter of the Trusts’ #30DaysWild campaign. Check out our #30DaysWild poem.

AvantiGas submits response to Government Call for Evidence

June 2018 - AvantiGas, one of the UK’s leading Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) suppliers to off-grid businesses and homes, has submitted its response to the Government’s A Future Framework for Heat in Buildings Call for Evidence.

Visit us at Skelton Show 6th July 2018

June 2018 - Enter our competitions to win prizes and challenge us to a better LPG deal and win 500L of Free LPG!

Idyllic Welsh rural retreat warms to AvantiGas

June 2018 - The Welsh pub/hotel is a successful business with 15 beautiful bedrooms, views to die for, a fantastic reputation for food and hospitality, a warm welcome provided by Allan and manager John, and warm rooms and hot food courtesy of AvantiGas LPG.

AvantiGas holds round table event to discuss the future of LPG

May 2018 - On Friday 25th May 2018, managing director Neil Murphy welcomed a number of delegates to our HQ in Derbyshire for a roundtable discussion on the future policy for off-grid heating.

What is GDPR?

May 2018 - General Data Protection Rules regulations come in to place 25th May 2018, but what does this mean for you as an AvantiGas customer?

Visit us at Royal Cornwall Show

May 2018 - Visit us at stand 44 at The Royal Cornwall Show to challenge us to a better LPG deal plus win an exclusive show offer or prizes for the family

Recent Supply and Distribution Issues

March 2018 - Update on recent industry supply and distribution issues.

Spring Statement: Key Headlines

March 2018 - AvantiGas has a large and growing number of business customers from a wide range of sectors, including hospitality, manufacturing, and industry. With many of them in rural communities, facing additional challenges to development and growth, we’ve reviewed the spring statement to identify key elements that may have a particular impact.

Apprentice Jacob Increases his Expertise

March 2018 - Successful AvantiGas apprentice Jacob Harrison has been basking in praise from all sides after gaining his BTEC Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering and his NVQ Level 3 in General Engineering just in time for the recent National Apprenticeship Week.

Working hard to get deliveries back on track

March 2018 - Majority of our supply and distribution points are now back to being fully operational. We would like to assure you that we will continue to go above and beyond to deliver gas to our customers despite, the severe weather conditions and supply issues.

Hazardous weather conditions causing severe disruption to service

March 2018 - As severe and dangerous weather conditions continue to affect the UK, disruption to services is likely in many areas.

AvantiGas to sponsor regional Rural Business Awards

February 2018 - As an energy supplier to businesses with no mains gas we’re excited to be a key sponsor of the Rural Business Awards, the only UK awards ceremony recognising the best rural businesses.

AvantiGas sponsorship aids Cumbria Wildlife Trust projects

December 2017 - We’re delighted to announce that AvantiGas has become a corporate sponsor of Cumbria Wildlife Trust to help them with their conservation projects across the county.

Fuel for thought – why Trump Turnberry relies on AvantiGas LPG

December 2017 - AvantiGas is celebrating 10 years as the supplier of choice at the fabulously restored and extended Edwardian hotel, having captured the business under its previous guise as Shell LPG from an “unresponsive and uncompetitive” rival.

AvantiGas Liquefied Natural Gas Whitepaper - Part 2

December 2017 - In Part 2, Stephen Hallett shows how LNG can help both industry and Government to improve competitiveness and meet environmental decarbonisation targets. In the final part, he will explain the technical characteristics of LNG and the installation concerns a business may have when considering an LNG solution.

AvantiGas to launch Liquefied Natural Gas Whitepaper - Part 1

November 2017 - In this three-part series, we ask AvantiGas Engineering Manager Stephen Hallett to assess the potential of LNG – Liquefied Natural Gas – for UK industry.

AvantiGas tanker lends weighty support to soccer club

Nvoember 2017 - As proud sponsors of AFC St Austell, AvantiGas had a bigger presence than usual at Saturday’s home game against Newquay, thanks to a ‘personal appearance’ by a 15-tonne LPG tanker driven by footie fan Dave Gilbert.

AvantiGas brings ‘transparent’ mains gas to business users

November 2017 - At AvantiGas we are delighted to announce our official entry into the mainstream gas market.

Local festival success, proudly supported by AvantiGas

October 2017 - As sponsors of this year's Bewdley festival AvantiGas was delighted to attend and be a part of the festival's success for 2017.

AvantiGas sponsors Radio 4’s Jenni Murray at the Bewdley Festival

October 2017 - Iconic broadcaster and journalist Jenni Murray presents her History of Britain in 21 Women at the 30th Bewdley Festival on Monday (October 9) with AvantiGas jointly sponsoring the sell-out event.

Balloon pilot and LPG engineer Steve flies the flag for AvantiGas

September 2017 - When it comes to taking AvantiGas above and beyond, nobody flies higher than engineer and record-breaking amateur balloonist Steve Chatfield, who will be displaying an AvantiGas banner on his new balloon as he soars over the crowds at Longleat’s Sky Safari on September 15-17.

Visit us at The Westmorland Show to win

September 2017 - Located on the fringes of the Lake District, Westmorland County Show is a fantastic day out. Visit us at stand N444 to challenge us to a better LPG deal and win a luxury hamper or high street shopping vouchers.

AvantiGas engineers put dinner back on the menu at Inglewood Manor

August 2017 - A contractor’s JCB damaged a gas pipe and threatened to leave Tracy Howard’s packed hotel without hot food or hot water – until the AvantiGas emergency helpline alerted two engineers to quickly save the day.

Life’s a gas as Nadiya samples Derbyshire oatcakes in the High Peak

July 2017 - Former Great British Bake Off winner turned author and TV presenter Nadiya Hussain’s flourishing career has reached a new peak – the ‘capital of the Peak’, in fact, as she came to Chapel-en-le-Frith to sample Ian Barratt’s authentic Derbyshire oatcakes for her new BBC2 series, Nadiya’s British Food Adventure.

Visit us at the Great Yorkshire show to win a luxury hamper or high street vouchers

June 2017 - The Great Yorkshire Show is England’s premier agricultural show featuring the best of British farming, held from Tuesday 13th July to Thursday 11th July at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate. Your local AvantiGas team will be at the show where you can challenge us to a better LPG deal for your home or business.

Visit us to win a luxury hamper at the Royal Three Counties Show 2017

June 2017 - AvantiGas is a leading supplier of LPG, bringing warmth and power to countless communities across Malvern. Your local AvantiGas team will be on hand for all three days of the show, offering free site surveys and tailored energy packages exactly suited to your needs.

St Austells young talent earns commercial sponsorship from AvantiGas

June 2017 - AvantiGas are always keen to support people and businesses in our local communities. More recently we took the pleasure of sponsoring young Finley Nancarrow, who is in Year 6 at Mevagissey School.

Big screen scene comes to Loxwood

June 2017 - Villagers in Loxwood in Sussex are about to experience the big-screen scene and Dalby surround sound in their local village hall after the installation of a state-of-the-art audio-visual system, partly sponsored by AvantiGas.

AvantiGas team enters the Bolsover Hill Run 2017

May 2017 - The AvantiGas team will be joining in the annual Bolsover Hill Race, for a second time!

AvantiGas want to meet you at PHEX +, Alexandra Palace

May 2017 - We will be attending the Alexandra Palace event on Wednesday 17th May and Thursday 18 May 2017. Visit us at stand 34 where we are looking to meet installers, just like you, who want to boost their earnings.

AvantiGas to host UKLPG Golf Day

May 2017 - As a leading LPG supplier, AvantiGas is always proud to be supporting people and campaigns to encourage improvements into the LPG industry. UKLPG's pre-conference golf tournament proved to be a great way for all stakeholders of the LPG industry to network and discover partnership opportunities, hosted by AvantiGas.

Visit us to win a luxury hamper at Royal Cornwall Show 2017

May 2017 - AvantiGas is a leading supplier of LPG, bringing warmth and power to countless customers across Cornwall from our St Austell depot – and we are exhibiting for the first time at this year’s Royal Cornwall Show.

Visit us at RHS Malvern Spring Event 2017

April 2017 - The RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2017, will be held from 11th - 14th May at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire. Your local AvantiGas team will be on hand for all three days of the show, offering free site surveys and tailored energy packages exactly suited to your needs.

AvantiGas is sponsoring the UKLPG Annual Conference 2017

March 2017 - The UK LPG industry's largest annual event will be held this year at the Hyatt Regency in Birmingham on Thursday 25th May 2017, AvantiGas will be an official silver sponsor of the event.

AvantiGas donation means that Parkinsons.me have a new communal garden just in time for summer

March 2017 - Thanks to our funding of £1040, Parkinsons.me are looking forward to a new community garden just in time for summer. The garden will be created by Lockinge Estate and the Country Buildings Protection Trust and will be a focal point for Parkinsons.me work, allowing them to grow healthy food, get fit and for people in the community to socialise.

Come and visit us at the Suffolk Show 2017. Are you exhibiting claim a FREE* LPG Gas Bottle!

March 2017 - We are exhibiting at the Suffolk Show 2017. Come visit us at stand White 852 where our expert advisers are looking forward to meeting you to understand more about your energy challenges in order to provide you with a tailored energy solution to meet your lifestyle or business strategy.

AvantiGas supports fire training session with Wincanton and Greater Manchester Fire Service

March 2017 - AvantiGas supported a fire training session with delivery fleet operators Wincanton and Greater Manchester fire service in Ashton.

Cheers to rural rates relief for pubs

March 2017 - Changes to business rates in yesterday’s Budget have been controversial, and AvantiGas share the concerns of small rural off-grid businesses put under extra pressure by the revaluation.

AvantiGas helps keep beekeeping alive in the Scottish countryside

March 2017 - The decline in bee populations and their vital role as pollinators is causing concern across the UK, but LPG supplier AvantiGas is sponsoring a project in Perth and Kinross to help counter the trend.

100 smiling faces as our new national HQ keeps it local

February 2017 - Here at AvantiGas we are a nationwide LPG supplier but we are proud of our Chesterfield roots, as we have shown by moving more than 100 employees to our new 23,000 sq. ft. open-plan, four-building complex in nearby Staveley.

Women in LPG to host Global Network Knowledge Exchange Session

February 2017 - Women in LPG (WINLPG) will be hosting the Global Network Knowledge Exchange Session in Birmingham on 24th May 2017.

New Scottish energy minister addresses UKLPG conference in first keynote speech

May 2016 - Newly-appointed Scottish Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse told the LPG industry that the Scottish Government believed the low carbon fuel would play an important role in Scotland's future energy mix at the trade association's annual conference, sponsored by AvantiGas in Edinburgh.

AvantiGas Limited Acquires 100% Share of Lister Gases Limited

January 2016 - AvantiGas are pleased to announce the conclusion of a deal through which it has acquired 100% share ownership of Lister Gases Limited, one of the largest privately owned independent propane distributor in the UK.

Why AB Produce PLC favours LPG for packhouse FLTs

AB Produce PLC has a busy packhouse working up to 24 hours a day, so electric FLTs weren't suitable and diesel FLTs produce too many fumes. AvantiGas LPG provided the solution.