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Anti-nuclear protestors chained to cars at AWE in Burghfield via BBC News

Anti-nuclear protestors at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) in Burghfield, Berkshire have chained themselves to each other and to cars. Police arrived with angle grinders to saw through the chains and clear the blockade, which had been preventing staff from … Continue reading

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Britain: Activists Disrupt Construction of New Nuclear Weapons Factory via Global Research

[…] Daring dawn blockade of Berkshire’s nuclear weapons factory This morning at 7.20, a group of people began blockading the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) site at Burghfield, near Reading. The protesters, acting as part of ActionAWE [1], a campaign of … Continue reading

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Atomic Weapons Establishment leaks tritium gas into stream via BBC

The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) in Aldermaston has been criticised for leaking radioactive gas into a stream. There was an increase in levels of tritium in Aldermaston Stream after AWE turned off a ventilation fan in a radioactive waste storage … Continue reading

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Nuclear activists camp out at weapons centre via Morning Star

Anti-nuclear campaigners swooped on Britain’s Atomic Weapons Establishment early today morning to protest against the £100 billion Trident replacement. More than 20 activists set up camp outside the AWE in Burghfield, Berkshire, at 2am, pitching their tents under cover of … Continue reading

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