Oldbury Nuclear Project Back On

Plans for a new nuclear plant at Oldbury in South Gloucestershire are back on track.

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Deal signed for Oldbury nuclear power project

The Japenese company Hitachi has signed a deal to start building a nuclear reactor in Oldbury in South Gloucestershire. The controversial scheme had been in doubt when the previous owners pulled out.

But Hitachi says it could create six thousand construction jobs and a further thousand permament positions after that. The reactor could feed electricity into the national grid in about ten years' time. Bob Constantine reports.

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