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Power to the Scouts, who receive ideal Christmas presents

Ideal presents for the Scouts Credit: EDF Energy

Scouts in Kent wrote to their local power station in the hope of a contribution towards paint costs - in true festive spirit Dungeness B provided new tents as well as paint and workers to do the job.

Martin Pearson, station director at Dungeness B said: “I am really pleased that we’ve been able to help out the New Romney Scouts. As the biggest employer in the area many of our staff and their families live locally, so it’s important we show our support to the local community.”

Dungeness B, operated by EDF Energy, bought the group two new six-man tents which will be used for camping trips in the New Year. Workplace Solutions, who provide contract work for the site, sent a member of staff to paint the hall and provided paint for the rest of the scout hut.

Power protester sued for £5 million - full report

An environmentalist from Sussex is among a group of protesters being sued for £5 million pounds by the energy company EDF.

The group called "No Dash For Gas" occupied a new power station in Nottinghamshire last October to demonstrate against the burning of fossil fuels. EDF says the week-long sit-in was dangerous and costly, and it's claiming compensation.

But others say the legal action is an attack on civil liberties. Malcolm Shaw has the story and speaks to campaigner Alistair Cannell and Doug Parr from Greenpeace.