Recent polling conducted by EDF Energy shows that 74% of Somerset people agree that nuclear is a necessary part of the energy balance, which is significantly above the already impressive national average of 66%.
The B station employs around 535 full time staff, including 44 apprentices, as well as 220 full time staff from contract partners and the wage bill alone is an estimated £40m a year which goes into the local economy.
More top news
A teenager has told ITV News how he and a friend braved freezing conditions to rescue a man who had fallen into the River Tamar.
A single mum who was left an anonymous note with a fiver by a stranger on a train has been able to thank her benefactor in person.
Second blast of wintry weather forecast for the UK says weatherman Alex Beresford.