Bradwell nuclear power station

Bradwell nuclear power station is a disused Magnox power station located on the Dengie peninsula at the mouth of the River Blackwater, Essex.
Construction of the power station began in December 1957, and the power station started supplying electricity into the grid in 1962.
In 2002, Bradwell nuclear power station was shut down, and decommissioning began.On 18 October 2010 the British government announced that Bradwell was one of the eight sites it considered suitable for future nuclear power stations.

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New energy secretary’s appointment underlines unhealthy relationship between government and nuclear sector

Anti-nuclear campaigners have slammed the decision to appoint Ed Davey as the new Energy and Climate Change Secretary as further evidence of the unhealthily close relationship between the government and the nuclear energy sector.

Campaign group, Kick Nuclear, has learned that Davey’s brother, Henry, is a partner at Herbert Smith, a law firm that has a long-standing relationship with the nuclear giant EDF Energy. Herbert Smith’s website declares that it is, ‘proud to be at the vanguard of next generation nuclear in the UK’.

Legal challenge of government justification for new nuclear / video

Rory Walker of the Heysham Anti Nuclear Alliance talks about the legal challenge to the government's justification for new nuclear.

Fukushima – It Must Not Happen Here

PRESS RELEASE  -  13 March, 2011

As the 25th Anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster approaches, the world has been transfixed once again by the unfurling of a nuclear catastrophe, this time in Japan. The plight of thousands living in the shadow of Fukushima and of those evacuated is a terrible human and environmental tragedy.

Bradwell opponents hand in 10,000-signature petition to energy minister

Members of BANNG in Whitehall to hand in their petition

Nuclear plant protest group meets Energy minis

EDF Energy targeted by anti-nuclear campaigners

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Flotilla against new Bradwell NPP, Essex

MEMBERS of a campaign group took to the water in a flotilla to protest about plans to build a nuclear power station on the Essex coast.

“Radioactive Royals” Welcome Nuclear Greenwash Brigade to the Palace

Anti-nuclear power campaigners dressed as “Radioactive Royals and nuclear guards” protested in front of Buckingham Palace on Thursday, 5 February as nuclear industry bigwigs were wined and dined by the Duke of York, Prince Andrew.

BANNG – Blackwater Against New Nuclear Group launched

An action group opposed to the building of a possible new nuclear power station at Bradwell was launched at a meeting of committed citizens of West Mersea on 28th. April. The group has taken the name BANNG, Blackwater Against New Nuclear Group.