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CYMUNED PENNANT DOMESTIC OIL PURCHASE GROUP

Since 2005 Cymuned Pennant, and previously the community group Llais Pennant, have been collating domestic heating oil orders to obtain discounts on the price per litre. As a result the numbers of people taking advantage of the savings have increased. This has then led to further savings as the quantity of oil ordered has increased

Orders have been taken from persons outside of the Village. This has included Cross Inn, Ciliau Aeron, Bethania, Penwch, Aberaeron, Newquay.

We have recently been approached by Ciliau Aeron, and have approached Cilcennin, to amalgamate our purchasing power. The larger the order that we can provide the bigger the discount.

If you know of anyone who would like to save money on their home heating bills tell them to join us. There is no charge or membership fee.

As we all know the price of oil fluctuates greatly and has far more market forces acting upon them than other domestic fuel supplies. Also there is no regulatory bodies protecting the consumer as with mains electricity and gas. The price for oil is quoted as it stands on the day the order is placed.


If you need domestic heating oil, the next oil order, for a top-up or re-fill, will be submitted on Monday 4th September 2017. Please contact Elaine Bradshaw on 01545-570240 or email oil@cymunedpennantcommunity.org.uk by Sunday 3rd September, 2017.


OIL ORDER 2017

The latest Oil Order was placed on Tuesday 10th January, 2017. The order was made with O.J.Williams (Certas) at a cost of 41.16 pence per litre (inclusive of 5% VAT). Market price was 46.2 pence. 
 
 

OIL ORDERS

Don't worry if you ever miss one of the Pennant Syndicate's orders. You can still make an order. Pass your details and requirements as usual and they will be passed to one of the surrounding 'Oil Syndicates' to place an order to save you some money.
 
 

ORDERS

Generally domestic heating oil is ordered on three occasions through the year: -
At the end of August or beginning of September;
During January if a top up is required; and
At the end of March or beginning of April.

All that is required is for the following information to be provided: -

Your Name;
Full Address - including post code;
Telephone number;
Quantity of oil required; and
any special requirements or access issues (small lorry only, etc)

There will is a minimum order of 500litres.

We are also able to order red diesel for farmers/authorised users

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Below is listed the terms and conditions relating to membership of the Pennant Oil Syndicate.

1. The Pennant Oil Syndicate is a loose affiliation of residents of Pennant and the immediate area, seeking to reduce fuel costs.
2. The sole purpose of the syndicate is to negotiate bulk delivery discounts for domestic heating oil and red diesel in Pennant and the immediate area.
3. Membership is free, members can join/leave the syndicate at any time.
4. Members are free to order fuel themselves at anytime, there is no obligation to wait for syndicate deliveries.
5. Members of the syndicate have no obligation to order fuel each time the syndicate places an order.
6. Receipt and payment of the Oil Company invoice is the responsibility of the individual syndicate member. The syndicate has no financial obligation or responsibility.
7. Oil will be ordered in early September, January and possibly March/April if there is a demand. Watch the Community newsletter for delivery dates.
8. The syndicate administration will maintain a list of members, addresses, and contact details. It may also be necessary to keep details of any restrictions to delivery(narrow roadways, distance to tanks, fractious dogs)
9. The syndicate will establish  and maintain a list of approved suppliers and negotiate the best price from this group.
 

To make an order please note the new email address of:
oil@cymunedpennantcommunity.org.uk or telephone Elaine Bradshaw on 01545-570240 - Syndicate co-ordinator.





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