NFLA welcomes ICAN-UK report which highlights the serious risks to the public of an accident involving a nuclear weapon road convoy in England, Scotland or Wales.
NFLA 22nd Sept 2016 read more »
More than 1.3 million Brummies would be at risk of radiation poisoning if a nuclear weapons convoy crashed on the M6, an alarming new report has revealed. Protesters warn 38 train stations, 18 hospitals and 500 schools would affected and residents would see increased risks of cancer, sickness and major disruption to their daily lives if the worst happened. The warning comes in a report from the Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons which calls for an end to transporting dangerous nuclear material on the nation’s roads.
Birmingham Mail 22nd Sept 2016 read more »
A 78-year-old man who dived under a lorry carrying nuclear weapons on the outskirts of Stirling has praised the actions of police in dealing with the incident. By way of protest, Brian Quail joined 21-year-old student Alasdair Ibbotson in lying down in front of a 20-vehicle convoy which was thought to be carrying weapons to Faslane. The incident happened on the A84, at the junction of Back O’ Hill Road and Millennium Way, Raploch, around 5pm last Thursday, and lasted around 20 minutes, causing some disruption to commuters.
Daily Record 22nd Sept 2016 read more »