Residents fears over giant pylons

Residents in North Somerset are worried about National Grid's proposals for pylons from Hinkley Point to Avonmouth. They'll pass by one Axbridge couple's land who fear their livelihood will be affected

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Wells MP urges constituents to take part in consultation

Tessa Munt. Credit: John Stillwell/PA

The Liberal Democrat MP for Wells Tessa Munt has urged her constituents to take part in National Grid's latest consultation on its proposed electricity lines for the proposed new nuclear power station at Hinkley.

In a statement, she said "Whatever your views on the power lines from Hinkley Point C, this is the consultation to respond to; your responses will be seen by the planning inspector and will in the end make a difference to our countryside.”

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