UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
24-10-2008 11:17Taking last minute bookings for the Aldermaston Big Blockade, Sunday 26 / Monday 27 October.
Call 0845 45 88 361 / 07804 640 643 or email blockawe [at] yahoo.co.uk
Please let us know if you / your group plan to come, even if you don't need accommodation / food / transport (useful for the media)!
24-10-2008 09:36On Going - support needed!
23-10-2008 21:57To Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Nottingham CND is holding an evening of Lively Music, Poetry and Prose
23-10-2008 12:09the Shut ITT demonstration was held last Wednesday in Brighton...
23-10-2008 11:36UK nuclear tests conducted in the 1950s have left veterans and their children with a variety of congenital diseases, according to a backbench Tory MP.
23-10-2008 10:04About the planning application Rolls Royce Raynesway have in to rebuild the nuclear fuel manufacturing plant and nuclear test reactor on the same site which is on a zone 3a flood plain.
23-10-2008 09:25Trident Ploughshares has called a major blockade of the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) at Aldermaston near Reading during UN World Disarmament Week , on Monday 27 October.
23-10-2008 08:20Using hammers and bolt cutters, peace activists repeatedly broke into weapon plants and damaged weapons in Sweden. Activists from the Swedish group OFOG/Avrusta admitted damaging twenty high explosive grenade launchers as well as internal parts to a Howitzer 77. Five people were arrested. Two remain in jail. Two activists who were arrested and released were re-arrested after they returned to the weapons plant to do more damage. A fifth person was arrested Saturday in another break in. All are facing trial on charges from criminal damage to trespass at places of national security.
22-10-2008 13:52Preliminary report on trial of anti-Trident protesters charged with blockading Rolls Royce's Raynesway factory in Derby. Rolls Royce make the nuclear propulsions systems and fuel rods for nuclear submarines, including the Trident nuclear missile-armed Vanguard class based at Faslane in Scotland.
21-10-2008 11:05Brighton Tubas Friendship and Solidarity Group Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
19-10-2008 14:44It was revealed this week that last July, the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) site at Burghfield in Berkshire was so severely flooded that it came within 2 to 3 hours of a criticality, in which there was a risk of a plutonium cloud being released that would potentially have affected millions. In addition, alarm systems failed for ten days.