Somerset County Council has promised to push for more rail services in Bridgwater in light of the Hinkley Point development. Mr Chapple said that the extra services would compliment the expected growth from the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, which is currently being constructed.
Somerset Live 18th July 2018 read more »
Bridgwater MP Ian Liddell-Grainger says Hinkley C is already proving good value for money. BRITAIN’S latest nuclear power station is already providing a multi-billion boost for the economy though only in its early stages of construction, a new report has revealed. So far Hinkley Point C, near Bridgwater, has been responsible for around £15 million of investment into education, skills and employment initiatives both locally and regionally. And figures released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy show millions more are being pumped into areas such as accommodation and housing, economic development, tourism, health, transport and the environment.
Bridgwater Mercury 19th July 2018 read more »