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UK Faslane Newswire Archive

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Your mortgage, the worlds hungry, the next wars . . . .Remember this weeks G7,

12-04-2008 10:49

Big picture thinking is a stretch for the people meeting in Washington, but it seems the bulk of the commentators in the newspapers this weekend havent added their 2 + 2 together - forgetting to remember the reason wars often happen, forgetting to see the "creditcrunch/ meltdown/ depression/ crash" is a bit of the same jigsaw as the disastrous, exponential increase in the "cost" of staple foods to the worlds poor.

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London to Geneva anti-nuclear walk starts Chernobyl Day, Sat 26 April

10-04-2008 14:37

Parliament Square, London, Aug '07 - (c) L. Viesnik 2007
Ceremony to mark Chernobyl Day will kick off London to Geneva anti-nuclear walk

You are warmly invited to join Footprints for Peace on Saturday 26 April for the start of their three-month, 1500km International Peace Walk towards a Nuclear-Free Future, from London to Geneva through France, in conjunction with the main French anti-nuclear coalition Sortir du Nucleaire.

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Aldermaston bike ride on March 22-24, 2008

20-03-2008 22:30

Bikes not bombs are planning a bike ride from London to Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment

The bike ride is expected to take 3 days (22nd March - 24th March 2008)

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Benefit for Faslane Punx Piknik

12-03-2008 19:45

On Thursday 13th March, Bring Down the House presents a night of acoustic chaos to raise money for the Faslane Punx Piknik.

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War, What Is It Good For . . . . $3,000,000,000,000 - Remember !

11-03-2008 18:29

As the UK cost of the Iraq war doubles, the amount that the war has cost the US taxpayer is recalculated by the global economist who was last years "Reith" lecturer, but is at present amongst the experts lending their support to Obama . . . . Where did the spin come from is a SERIOUS question as odd things happen across the world that seem to provoke wars or wreck peace.
We have to stop the wreckers.

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Peace activist challenges Trident nuclear weapons in court

10-03-2008 21:51

The legality of Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons was challenged in court last Friday in the trial of a peace activist from London.

PEACE campaigner Daniel Viesnik, 33, from north London questioned the legality of Trident nuclear weapons before Newbury Magistrates’ Court on Friday 7 March as he faced trial on the minor charge of obstructing the highway. The alleged offence involved a peaceful sit-down protest that took place on 27 July 2007 at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) at Aldermaston [1] in Berkshire, in the southeast of England, where Britain’s nuclear warheads are manufactured. According to Mr Viesnik, the protest was a statement of his passionate opposition to nuclear weapons in general and to the British Government’s plans to replace or renew Trident.

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international womens day:faslane!!

18-02-2008 12:37

international womens day:faslane!!

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Faslane Peace Camp punks picnik

04-02-2008 13:31

mini beltane festival- and mischief ..

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Nuclear-Free Future Walk - London to Geneva - Apr-Jul 2008

10-01-2008 11:09

Following on from this year's successful 900-mile Nuclear-Free Future Walk from Dublin to London, organised by Footprints for Peace, the same group will be staging another this year from London to Geneva, through France. The UK stretch will go from London to Portsmouth, starting on 26 April, the anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.


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Elderly Welsh Councillor Convicted for Peace Protest at Nuclear Weapons Site

19-12-2007 22:34

AN ELDERLY male councillor from south Wales received a two-year conditional discharge at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 11 December for a recent protest action at AWE Burghfield, a nuclear weapons facility in Berkshire, England [1].

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European CDE Peace Treaty Will be Null and Void next Tuesday

04-12-2007 12:50

By "exceptional circumstances" does Vladimir Putin mean 9/11 was an inside job? Cheyne and Co. have pushed the world to the brink again through one of the most audacious, or cruel crimes in history.

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British Forces & Press Sleepwalking Into World War III?

29-11-2007 01:45

US Fifth Fleet - to be sacrificed in a new 'Gulf Of Tonkin'?
Recent revelations from the French Voltaire Network (part of 9/11 Truth, France) suggest the Neocon Fascist Madmen plan to sacrifice the eight ships that comprise the US Fifth Fleet in a Gulf Of Tonkin style mock retaliation for a US or Israeli strike on an Iranian reactor. It looks as if this may be the third attempt in the last 12 months by Neocons to create a massive 'incident' to trigger a World War.

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New UK Nuclear Warhead Facility Rubber-Stamped, Despite Safety Concerns

16-11-2007 21:25

Block the Builders blockade AWE Burghfield - 12 Nov 07
Anti-nuclear campaigners raise concerns as the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) site at Burghfield is granted planning permission for factory

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Nuclear Warhead Convoy Blockaded in Scotland

13-11-2007 16:31

Warhead convoy passing through Balloch at night
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.

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Anti-Trident Protest in Edinburgh looses direction but continues to sing along

05-11-2007 12:20

In a slightly weird, but entertaining, "People and Parliament against Trident" protest over a thousand marched from the Scottish Parliament to Princes Street Gardens. Though it was unclear whom the lovingly hippy-esque, socialising parade addressed its opposition to, it was good fun and meaninglessly co-incided with the "We love the NHS" demonstration in London.

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'Rolls Royce Derby Trident workers are war criminals' say Trident Ploughshares

28-10-2007 15:51

Protesters were stopped and searched by Derbyshire Police on Monday 22 October on their way to hand out anti-Trident leaflets at the Rolls Royce Raynesway plant in Derby.

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Atomic Weapons Establishment planning new warhead facility – Please object!

24-10-2007 18:52

Please write a letter / e-mail to oppose current and future generations of British nuclear weapons (sample letter provided) – DEADLINE FOR PLANNING OBJECTIONS: 9 NOVEMBER

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‘Merchants of Megadeath’ Lockheed Martin paid another visit in London

23-10-2007 14:37

“We never forget who we’re murdering and spying for”. Cornerstone of the UK military-industrial complex / Orwellian state, US-based firm Lockheed Martin was targeted on Monday lunchtime at their London HQ for the second time in 5 days by activists from Trident Ploughshares.

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Bodybag dumped on doorstep of nuclear bomb makers / Big Brother agents Lockheed

19-10-2007 14:15

“We never forget who we’re murdering and spying for”. Cornerstone of the UK military-industrial complex / Orwellian state, US-based firm Lockheed Martin were targeted on Thursday lunchtime at their central London HQ by activists from Trident Ploughshares.

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Major factual innacuracies in BBC Report of Anti-Nuke action

09-10-2007 04:04

The BBC, probably acting on deliberately inaccurate information provided by the Ministry of Defence, recently claimed that an Anti-Nuclear activist had to be pulled from the water around Coulport, the Royal Navy base where warheads for Trident nuclear missiles are stored. According to the activist converned, the story was quite different.

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Secret work on new nuclear warhead at Aldermaston

04-10-2007 20:52

Insiders report that the Atomic Weapons Establishment has already commenced work on a successor warhead to Trident, despite there having been no parliamentary debate or vote on the matter.
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