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Faslane Nuclear base successfully blockaded for over 2 hours

13-12-2006 19:01

Monday the 11th of December saw one of the most successful blockades of the Faslane nuclear submarine base since the start of the Faslane 365 campaign. The blockade was a joint effort between a group of Trident Ploughshares and the crew from Faslane Peace camp.

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Seven Arrested At Aldermaston

11-12-2006 10:54

Mell Harrison from Norwich being arrested
Seven people have been arrested during an action which blocked two gates at the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston this morning

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21 Arrests as British Nuclear Weapon Sites Disrupted

11-12-2006 10:46

This morning the Trident submarine base at Faslane and the atomic weapons factory at Aldermaston have both been the focus of disruption as activists blockaded entrance gates.

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Nobel Peace Laureate Arrested at Faslane, Scotland

09-12-2006 15:32

Five people, Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Mark Chapman, Philip Mangold, Ann Patterson and Miriam Turley were arrested by Strathclyde police outside the UK trident nuclear submarine base at Faslane , Scotland on Saturday 9 December at 12 noon. Mairead Maguire is a Nobel Peace Laureate and honorary President of the Peace People . The five were part of a larger group called that had come from Ireland as part of the Faslane 365 campaign to protest against nuclear weapons of mass destruction at the Base. The blockade lasted about 40 minutes while the traffic was slowed down to a single lane. The other members of the group sang songs and shouted words of encouragement while the five were being arrested.

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BeyondTV International Film Festival 2006

04-12-2006 17:51

BeyondTV 2005, an international film festival organised by Undercurrents, took place in Swansea 26 November - 2 December 2006.

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Nativity donkey arrested at Faslane North Gate

02-12-2006 20:31

A small group of protesters at Faslane Naval base were arrested at around 18:30 for holding a nativity-themed blockade at the North Gate to the base. The group of radical Christians are currently being taken to Clydebank Police Office to be held, presumably until Sunday afternoon or Monday morning.

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Trident White Paper? Get yer lock-ons out!

30-11-2006 23:43

GP/BtB weapons inspection thingy (27/11/06)
The government will publish its white paper on the future of Britain's nuclear weapons on Monday 4 December 2006. Block the Builders are calling a mass blockade of AWE Aldermaston on 11 December.

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Nottingham Blockade of Faslane Trident Base

30-11-2006 22:41

Dates set for Nottingham Blockade of Faslane Trident Base : Saturday March 31st - Sunday April 1st 2007!

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Brighton blockade for peace

28-11-2006 17:25

This weekend, from Sunday over to Monday, saw a large group of students from Sussex University travel to Scotland to play their part in the audacious civil resistance initiative, 'Faslane 365', which began on October the first 2006 to apply critical public pressure for the disarmament of Britain's nuclear weapons. Groups from all over Scotland, England, and Wales and beyond have been invitied to come down and shut the base for a period of time suitable to them.

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28-11-2006 12:50

D-Locked Protestors Block Road outside Faslane
A dozen anti-nuclear campaigners from the North East have returned
home, after spending 27 hours in police cells in Scotland. The
campaigners, ranging in age from 16 to 73 and from Berwick to County
Durham, lay or sat in the road in front of the main gate of Faslane
naval base.

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World’s largest weapons inspection as Blair pushes for new N-Bomb

27-11-2006 11:53

Hundreds of people from across Britain are this
morning marching on the Atomic Weapons Establishment
at Aldermaston in Berkshire. They are converging in
large groups from all directions - by bus, train,
bicycle and on foot - determined to carry out the
world’s largest ever inspection of a nuclear weapons
factory. A big police presence of several hundred
officers is protecting the site.

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Daughters of Rebecca at Faslane

17-11-2006 12:59

Red Dragon
Welsh activists took part in the Faslane 365 blockade between Monday and Wednesday this week.

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Bradford Priest Arrested at Nuclear Blockade

16-11-2006 13:07

Over 50 Anti Nuclear protestors from Leeds and Bradford took part in a mass blockade of the Faslane Nuclear Naval Base in Scotland this morning. Twenty seven of the protestors, including the Revd Chris Howson from Bradford were arrested for their role in the blockade, which included 'locking on' to a giant CND symbol outside the main gates of the base.

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Faslane365: Rhythms of Resistance

09-11-2006 15:48

Rhythms of Resistance Manchester joined Faslane365 on 6th-8th November 06, with 5 sambistas being arrested but released with no further court proceedings

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Faslane365 double-decker bus going to Faslane to say NO to Trident Replacement!

06-11-2006 11:58

Red bus departs Manchester for Faslane-1
On Monday 6th November, the Faslane365 double-decker campaign bus set off from Albert Square in Manchester and travel to the Faslane Trident submarine base in Scotland. Among the passengers will be Greater Manchester residents who will be taking part in the Faslane365 non-violent blockade on Tuesday 7th & Wednesday 8th November.

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CANdLE (Cumbria AND Lancashire Etc) at Faslane

02-11-2006 14:38

A group from Lancaster, Lune Valley, and three areas in Cumbria came together to help maintain the 365 faslane blockade.

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Faslane 365: Sheffield and North Derbyshire action

10-10-2006 10:47

Personal account from 1 member of the action

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Photos from Faslane nuclear weapons base

09-10-2006 14:11

Carol arrested
Photos of the 2 Welsh women arrested this morning at Faslane

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Welsh Granny Arrested at Scotish Nuclear Base

09-10-2006 12:25

De chained in front of Faslane base
Undercurrents are filming the Blockade of Faslane Trident base.

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Workshop on Nuclear Power - main messages

28-08-2006 12:27

A Radio report of information in a Workshop at the Climate Camp in Selby.