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Anti-nuclear protesters due in court

Last month's protest at Hinkley Point Credit: Stop Hinkley protest group

Four anti-nuclear protesters who chained themselves together outside Hinkley Point nuclear power station are due before magistrates in Taunton, charged with obstructing a highway.

The action last month was in protest at plans for new reactors at the site near Bridgwater. The main access road was blocked, causing long queues as staff arrived for work.

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