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Bradford Anti-Trident Rally

15-03-2007 00:04

An anti-Trident rally was held in Bradford to call for politicians to vote against the replacement of Trident.

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Anti-Trident Demonstrators Arrested at Faslane, Scottish Parliament and Parliame

14-03-2007 18:54

Individuals and groups from across the country today denounced Trident as illegal and immoral and called for disarmament of Britain’s weapons of mass destruction in concurrent demonstrations at Faslane Naval Base, Scottish Parliament and Parliament Square. Four people were arrested after blocking the entrance to Faslane, where Trident nuclear weapons are based, while five were arrested after unfurling a banner which read “Whatever They Vote Trident is Still Wrong” on the Scottish Parliament building, and ten people have blockaded Parliament Square.

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Leeds University Faslane Trip

13-03-2007 16:06

We were a very small group considering we were supposed to represent over 20,000 students. There were only 8 of us! We therefore decided not to blockade because to do anything really effective would have taken all of us, leaving none to be a presence.

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Bradford Anti-Trident Rally

08-03-2007 13:17

Say no to Trident

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Tunez NOT Trident, Peace Not War - Oxford F365 Fundraiser

05-03-2007 21:33

This Sunday, benefit gig for the Oxfordshire Faslane 365 group's blockade at the end of the month. Ooo look, poster! Download and distribute where you live/work/drink/stick on your bedroom wall etc.

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Nottingham Faslane 365 sign-up stall

03-03-2007 17:05

People from Nottingham Faslane took to the Market Square this Saturday to spread the word about our impending trip up to Scotland to blockade the evil Trident nuclear weapons base.

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Yorkshire Quakers launch Faslane actions

02-03-2007 19:07

Quakers in Yorkshire are going to Faslane this weekend 3/4/5th March, they held a launch event outside Leeds Art Gallery today.

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What will you be doing?

01-03-2007 22:17

Faslane365 is an audacious year long protest at the Faslane Trident nuclear weapons base. Dozens of groups from all over the world are taking turns to peacefully blockade the base. Join the Nottingham group now.

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Trident Vote

01-03-2007 14:26

The Government has announced it's plans to hold a brief debate and then a vote on the replacement of Trident, Britain's nuclear weapons system on Wednesday 14 March.

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Trident: weapons inspectors visit corporate criminals

27-02-2007 09:59

outside one of serco's offices
Yesterday two groups of citizen weapons inspectors visited the offices of profiteers along the nuclear chain (from uranium mining to missiles).

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EDO Corp gets a new spook boss

23-02-2007 18:12

please excuse the corporate media post - i think the info here will be of interest to indymedia readers

There has been a campaign against EDO MBM, a trading unit of EDO Corp in Brighton, for the last four years

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Make Love Not War Benefit Night tonight @ Vortex

17-02-2007 13:44

Benefit night to raise money for grassroots anti-war initiatives, Disarm DSEi and Faslane 365 Live music, poets and activist video.

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Faslane Family Blockade 19th 20th May

14-02-2007 16:01

A family block has been announced as part of the Faslane 365 action, for the 19th and 20th of May. The organisers are calling for help/support from clowns, cooks and cyclists, storytellers, face painters, strolling players and piano players, anyone else who'd like to lend a hand
- and most of all FAMILIES!

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Anti-nuclear campaigners block UK WMD factory

13-02-2007 18:53

Blockading Home Office Gate
Yesterday six people were arrested outside AWE mAldermaston during an hour+long blockade of the nuclear weapons factory. Next BtB blockade 19 March - check the website for more info. What follows is a BtB press release, issued yesterday

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Nottingham Faslane 365 News : 6th Feb 07

07-02-2007 22:33

Nottingham Faslane 365 is a loose association of individuals committed to a peaceful blockade of Faslane Trident Nuclear Missile Base near Glasgow, on 31st March and 1st April 2007, as part of a co-ordinated year-long series of actions.

The Nottingham Faslane 365 group is starting to get busy as our blockade date gets closer. The organising group is now meeting weekly as we move our focus from awareness raising & fundraising, to planning the practicalities of our blockade.

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Tunez NOT Trident Benefit Gig PLUS join the Oxfordshire Faslane 365 Blockade!

28-01-2007 14:53

Do you sing, dance, act, juggle, do stand-up comedy sketches, or basically love performing? Do you believe that the proposed new nuclear weapons programme should be scrapped? We're looking for acts for a fundraiser for the Oxfordshire Faslane group on the 11th March - and potential blocakders/supporters :)

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Faslane 365 builds

09-01-2007 16:52

students lock on the road as academics give seminars
Following on from yesterdays protest by academics from across the world and students from Oxford, Cambridge, Sussex and Edinburgh Universities, today seen elected representatives from across the political spectrum converge on Faslane in protest against nuclear weapons.

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Friends of the Earth blockades Faslane nuclear submarine base, Scotland

03-01-2007 22:38

Activists British block submarine base
Faslane Naval Base (near Glasgow), Tuesday 2nd January 2007 - A group of 25 activists from the Belgian environmental group "Friends of the Earth Flanders & Brussels" have blocked the British nuclear submarine base since 8am this morning. This morning 8 activists were arrested after nonviolently blocking both main entrances to the base. Amongst those arrested were people from Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Portugal and Finland.

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Activenet play at Faslane

22-12-2006 15:48

The funky peeps from the Midlands travelled up to the abomination at Faslane near Glasgow to be silly in pursuit of a better world.

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Faslane action

19-12-2006 20:21

Wednesday morning, 7:30am. A dark road somewhere North of Glasgow. Scottish cold and rain beating in my face. I'm chained via a bike lock to Irene, veteran of the Faslane struggle. One arm disappears into a tube, at the other end of which is my mate Steve. There are seven of us, five women and two men, standing in a line stretched across the road.