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Nuclear Warhead Convoy Blockaded in Scotland

'Boltcropper' | 13.11.2007 16:31 | Faslane | Anti-militarism | Ecology | Oxford

Activists from Faslane Peace Camp stopped a nuclear convoy near Balloch for half an hour whilst it was en route from RNAD Coulport to AWE Burghfield.

Warhead convoy passing through Balloch at night
Warhead convoy passing through Balloch at night

At approximately 10.30 on the 12th of November, 3 activists from Faslane Peace Camp locked on across the Glen Fruin Haul road, stopping a nuclear warhead convoy for half an hour whilst it was en route from the Trident warhead depot at RNAD Coulport on the west coast of Scotland, near Glasgow to AWE Burghfield, near Reading, Berkshire.

The convoy itself carries weapons of mass destruction equivalent to 24 Hiroshimas along public highways and through population centres. The monitoring of these movements by activists has resulted in this being the second consecutive convoy stop in as many months.

For further information about nuclear weapons convoys see


Block the Builders organised a major blockade of AWE Aldermaston and AWE Burghfield on Monday morning, with 13 arrests:

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Display the following 5 comments

  1. nice one! — new kwasher
  2. PATHETIC — George Freeman
  3. Nice one George — Graham Smith
  4. Nukes out! — Rosy glow.
  5. Nukewatch update - 17 Nov 07 — Makhno


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