£20,000 a day to police power station protest

Nottinghamshire Police say a protest by 15 campaigners, staged inside two chimneys at West Burton power station near Retford, is costing £20,000 a day to police.

The campaigners say they plan to camp inside the chimneys for a full week and this morning have taken to flying kites and tweeting pictures.

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300ft High Power Station Protest

The energy firm EDF has dropped its five million pound law suit against a group of environmental activists who occupied one of its power stations in Nottinghamshire.