Protest begins at Hinkley Point

Hinkley Point nuclear power station in Somerset Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Archive

Protesters against the controversial proposed Hinkley C power station in Somerset have started to set up camp today ahead of a weekend of demonstrations.

Hundreds are expected at the protest camp, with some threatening to try to scale the fence surrounding land earmarked for the development.

A march and rally are planned in Bridgwater on Saturday.

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Protest at Hinkley Point

Protesters against the controversial proposed Hinkley C power station in Somerset have held a weekend of demonstrations.