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Rooftop demo to support workers


Five people have begun a rooftop protest on the Isle of Wight over the planned closure of a wind turbine blade factory, with the loss of 625 jobs.

They have climbed the Vestas factory's Venture Quays building in Cowes, during the world-famous Cowes Week regatta.

It comes as the Danish firm plans to evict about 20 workers, who barricaded themselves into the firm's Newport plant on the island 15 days ago.


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