Seven people arrested at Hinkley anti-nuclear protest

Seven people were arrested during an anti-nuclear protest at Hinkley Point today. The ‘Stop New Nuclear’ alliance attracted more than 50 protestors in Somerset this morning to stop EDF’s plans to build new nuclear plants at the Hinkley site. A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset police told ELN the reasons for the arrests included “criminal […]

Peaceful protest at nuclear plant underway

Over a hundred people have set up a peaceful protest in front of a nuclear plant in Somerset, over plans to build a new twin reactor. EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point plant has been blockaded, but operations are unaffected. Andreas Speck, spokesperson for the Stop New Nuclear alliance said: “This blockade shows that people who understand […]