Protest at Hinkley Point

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

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Protesters gearing up for mass trespass

Anti-nuclear campaigners gathered in Bridgwater on Saturday to protest against the proposed Hinkley C nuclear power station. Credit: ITV Westcountry

People protesting against plans to build a new nuclear power plant in Somerset are preparing to scale the fences of the proposed site.

After a weekend of action campaigners are planning a 'mass trespass' on the land earmarked for the Hinkley C station this morning.

Full permission to build the plant is still yet to be granted. The company behind the proposal, EDF Energy, say they have the support of the majority of local people.

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