Four people have been arrested after protesters blockaded access to the nuclear site at Hinkley Point in Bridgwater this morning [Friday].Read the full story ›
Police were called to Hinkley Point this morning to deal with a small number of people stopping traffic entering the site and leading to queues on the approach road.
They arrested four people for wilfully obstructing the highway.
We respect the rights of individuals to peaceful and lawful protest, however, we are also mindful of the pressure these events can place on the local community with whom we have strong links.
The safety and security of all our nuclear sites is our overriding priority. We believe strongly that low-carbon nuclear has a vital role in maintaining UK electricity supplies in the future.
At least six people have been arrested during a protest outside the proposed building site for a new nuclear power plant in Somerset.
Several campaigners tried to climb over the fence around the land at Hinkley Point near Bridgwater.
Anti-nuclear protesters are hoping to stage a mass trespass today at Hinkley Point near Bridgwater. Six people are arrested.Read the full story ›