Demolition of the largest building at the obsolete nuclear power station Dungeness A is nearing completion. The 26 metre-high turbine hall is being knocked down as the site, which closed in 2006, is decommissioned and made safe. Sarah Saunders went along to watch as the building was torn down and spoke to Paul Wilkinson, Site Director and Andy Dyson, Demolition Engineer.
It's been a landmark on the south coast for more than forty years but work has now started to pull down part of Dungeness Nuclear Power Station. Dungeness A is being decommissioned and the Business Secretary has visited the plant to see the work in progress. Tom Savvides talks to Roger Hardy from Magnox and Vince Cable MP.
Video. More than 20 anti-nuclear campaigners have been arrested during a demonstration outside the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Berkshire. Juliette Fletcher reports.
Portsmouth Naval base will sound its nuclear emergency siren tomorrow. The wavering sound will be heard across Portsmouth and Gosport at 9.30am and will last for around one minute.
The siren is tested three times a year as part of the nuclear accident response plan for the Naval Base and in accordance with Portsmouth and Gosport councils' nuclear safety plan.
A new learning and education centre opens at Dungeness B in Kent
School children learn about nuclear power with the opening of a new learning centre at Dungenes B. They will also be given tours of the power station.
The creation of a nuclear waste facility on Kent's Romney Marsh now looks unlikely after Shepway District Councillors voted against the proposal last night. The final say will rest with the council leader today.
A public meeting will be held tonight to discuss plans for the future of Romney Marsh in Kent.
Topics on the agenda include the case for Dungeness C and an update on the consultation for a possible nuclear waste research and disposal facility at the site.
A group of Kent MPs are meeting the Prime Minister today to discuss the possibility of a third nuclear power station at Dungeness.
At the moment the reactors at Dungeness will close by 2023 but a new Government bill favouring nuclear power has been announced.
Folkestone and Hythe MP Damian Collins is among those meeting David Cameron at No 10.
The official consultation on plans to build a nuclear research and disposal plant in Kent has begun.
Shepway District Council is considering whether to build the plant at Romney Marsh.
The authority says it could create jobs lost with the decommissioning of two power plants at Dungeness over the next 10 years. Campaigners say they will do everything in their power to stop it.