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Campaigners condemn transport of nuclear weapons from AWE this week during lockdown

Campaigners condemn transport of nuclear weapons from AWE this week during lockdown

By Naomi Herring  @, 15 May 20,   ANTI-NUCLEAR campaigners have criticised the decision to transport nuclear warheads from the south of England to Scotland during the pandemic.A convoy carrying the weapons is understood to have left the Atomic Weapons Establishment site at Burghfield, Berkshire, on Wednesday morning and arrived at the storage facility at the Royal Naval Armaments Depot Coulport in Argyll and Bute that evening.

Nukewatch UK claims the convoy would have involved at least 50 personnel, including a crew change, and said it travelled along the M6 and on the M8 through Glasgow city centre……. https://www.readingchronicle.co.uk/news/18452947.campaigners-condemn-transport-nuclear-weapons-awe-week-lockdown/

May 16, 2020 - Posted by | opposition to nuclear, UK

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