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Support The Reclaimers: protest as Hinkley Point nuclear power station hots up

Activists needed to defend squatted farmhouse at nuclear power plant


Somerset calling. It’s time for action.  We urgently need activists to help defend a farmhouse that has been squatted to stop EDF Energy trashing land for a new nuclear power station in Somerset.  Anti-nuclear campaigners have been joined by members of Seize the Day as the first residents of Edf-Off Cottage next to Hinkley Point nuclear power station.


A nuclear-free future: if Germany can do it, why can't we?

Camilla Berens argues that the road to sustainability needs to be built by pioneers not procrastinators


From Fukushima to Hinkley SWAN Condemns the arrogance of the Nuclear Industry

Campaign group, South West Against Nuclear have come out today to express sympathy and solidarity with the people of Japan who are not only facing an unimaginable natural disaster, but also a rapidly unfolding disaster that has human handprints  all over it.

Says Debbie Richards" The Japanese Authorities have known for some time that they were due for a "big one" Whilst TEPCO knew that there were problems with their backup generators following the earhquake that rocked Fukushima #1 Plant in June just last summer"(1)

EDF Energy slammed for cruelty to Hinkley badgers

Pressure group warns of future safety risks at nuclear power plant

Energy giant EDF Energy has been blasted for breaching conservation guidelines and forcing a colony of badgers off land earmarked for controversial new nuclear power stations at Hinkley Point in north Somerset. Environmentalists warn that future corner-cutting could put lives at risk if construction of the two new reactors gets the green light.

PRESS RELEASE: Anti-nuclear campaigners blockade EDF's Hinkley Point nuclear power plant

Blockade of Hinkley Point, 4 October 2010Blockade of Hinkley Point, 4 October 2010Since 7am this morning, anti-nuclear campaigners from different anti-nuclear groups which are part of the Stop Nuclear Power Network [1] are blockading the access road to EDF's Hinkley Point nuclear power station in protest against EDF's plans for nuclear new build and what they are calling a flawed consultation.

Successful Hinkley demo

Stop Hinkley Press release, 12 September 2010

Protestors blocked the Hinkley Point main gates for almost an hour this liunch-time as they demonstrated against the premature destruction of up to 435 acres of open land and wildlife habitats before major consents are approved for the two giant reactors proposed by EdF.

11/12 September 2010: Stop Hinkley Action Weekend

11th and 12th September in Bridgwater.

Join the Stop Hinkley weekend of activities in opposition to the proposed EdF nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset

Saturday 11th: 11am – 5pm Talks and Workshops – Trinity Hall, St Saviours Avenue, Bridgwater TA6 3NZ. Speakers:

  • Ben Ayliff (Greenpeace Nuclear Campaigner) “National Action to Halt Nuclear's Advance”
  • Neil Crumpton (Bellona Foundation) “How to Keep the Lights On Without Nuclear”
  • Chris Busby (Green Audit) “Radiation and Health: The Latest Evidence”

Petition Against Hinkley C

Stop Hinkley's petition against Hinkley C:

  • Sign online
  • Print petitions to collect signatures from your friends and neighbours.
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