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Reclaim Hinkley updates: camp info / transport / weekend schedule

Dear all,

last night, we secured a campsite for the Reclaim Hinkley camp this weekend. We are looking forward to seeing you at the camp and/or at the march in Bridgwater tomorrow. With this newsletter, we give you some last updates.

Contacting us over the Reclaim Hinkley weekend

As we will all be busy and in the camp, it might not always be easy to contact us. Please do not email us, as we will only have intermittent access to email.

You can call us on the following mobile numbers:

  • Transport: 07874-819608
  • Camp info: 07582-236816 or 07527-219476 (both from Friday afternoon)

Directions to the camp

For people with SATNAV: head for postcode TA5 1UD. Yes this is the powerstation's postcode!

Head out of Bridgwater on the A39 signposted Minehead and Exmoor. When you reach the roundabout at Cannington go straight on through the village of Cannington. Just after the road bears round to the left you will come to a right hand turning with a war memorial in the middle of the turning, take this turning - it should be signposted, Stogursey, Combwich, and Hinkley Point. Follow this road as if you are going all the way to the power station (approx 5 miles), the turning will be on your right just after the development site entrance on your left called HPC 3 which has EDFs new security station on it.

A map is available at http://stopnewnuclear.org.uk/reclaimhinkley/camp.

Transport updates

Shuttle Service

There will be a transport line from 11am Friday morning (don't ring it before!) 07874-819608

there will be a shuttle service operating roughly every hour between bridgwater and the camp from Friday lunch time until the evening, and also saturday between the camp and the protest in Bridgwater where a service will also be provided to get people to the die-in at Hinkley on saturday afternoon. Shuttles between Bridgwater and the camp will resume on Sunday morning and operate throughout the day probably two hourly(ish) as public transport is a bit less frequent here on Sundays.

Transport to the Bridgwater march on Saturday

So far there are coaches coming from London, Manchester, Bristol, Bath & Glastonbury, and also a car share from Bridport with other transports in the pipeline, so please read on at http://stopnewnuclear.org.uk/reclaimhinkley/transport.

If you don't see a transport coming from your area then you can arrange to offer or share a lift through the go car share website page http://gocarshare.com/other/464-stop-new-nuclear-reclaim-hinkley

Bridgwater march, Saturday, 6 October 2012

Assemble in King Square 11.30, march starts at about 12.00pm

Exit King Square through York Buildings, turn right up High Street towards Penel Orlieu.
Turn right at roundabout into Mount Street (passing cinema on left), follow Mount Street round to “Splash” car park.
Turn right into pedestrian passage with Angel Crescent entrance on right, follow passage turning left past
Nutmeg cafe.

Continue along Clare Street, King’s Place and Queen Street, eventually turning right at Court Street (towards Fore Street).
At Fore Street turn right (away from the river) and continue up Fore Street to Blake Statue, where march will end.

1.30 – 3.30pm: Rally with speakers including Kate Hudson, general secretary of CND and environmental journalist Oliver Tickell. A video message will be broadcast by LibDem MP for Wells, Tessa Munt.

4.30 – 5.30pm: Die-in at Hinkley Point nuclear power station. A shuttle bus service will be provided for protesters and media.

Come to Hinkley now

We need your help at Hinkley Point now! Come as soon as you can to the camp - we need a lot of people down there.

We hope to see you soon.

We can still stop new nuclear! Reclaim Hinkley.

Your Stop New Nuclear team

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