Four people have been charged following protests at a plant in Berkshire where Trident nuclear warheads are built. Campaigners lay across roads blocking access to AWE Burghfield on Wednesday in a protest against replacing Trident. Two women, aged 18 and 62, and a 25-year-old man, all from Reading, along with a 32-year-old woman from Cromer in Norfolk have been charged with wilful obstruction of a highway. They were released on bail to attend Reading Magistrates’ Court on 27 June.
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A group of Plymouth campaigners joined a protest at a nuclear weapons factory – and you can watch the video of what happened below. The Tamarians, the local arm of the Trident Ploughshares group, helped to blockade the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Burghfield, near Reading, on Monday. The action is part of a planned 30-day campaign urging the Government to scrap its plans to renew the Trident defence system and “build peace without weapons”.
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