16 October 2012News

A variety of protests were seen during a weekend camp at the Hinkley nuclear power station.

Early on 8 October, 30 people entered the proposed construction site for a new nuclear reactor at Hinkley in Somerset. Inside they scattered 577 seed balls to mark the days since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan.

Three people attached themselves to the fence with bicycle locks. After some hours the occupiers were forcibly removed. Just six were charged, some with going equipped to commit criminal damage. 

The actions were part of a weekend anti-nuclear camp. There was a…