Welcome to Trident Ploughshares!

16 December, 2012
Right_livelihood_award_logoTrident Ploughshares is a campaign to disarm the UK Trident nuclear weapons system in a non-violent, open, peaceful and fully accountable manner.Trident Ploughshares was awarded the Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ in 2001

“for outstanding vision and work on behalf of our planet and its people”

Women Decorate Burghfield Fence

25 May, 2015
make compost not war

Sylvia from Keighley, Julia from Exeter, Margaret from Oxford, Erica from Wolverhampton and Anne from Clwd much supported by Alison’s lifts to and fro, decorated the fence at Burghfield Atomic WEapons Establishment in fron to the gravel gerties, where work is done on nuclear warheads…

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Fast in Central London for the 70th commemoration of the Hiroshima-Nagasaki bombings.

12 May, 2015

This year the annual Hiroshima-Nagasaki Fast is coming to London! The fast is an international initiative which has been followed in France for over 30 years now, and for several years in Germany also. For two years running it has also been held in Burghfield…

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TP Tamarians Response to Critics

3 May, 2015

In response to various reactions to our protest at Charles Church, we, the Tamarians, would like to say a few words to explain: Many of the Herald’s commentators regarded the action as ‘disgusting’ and ‘disgraceful’, and it has been said that ‘we shot ourselves in…

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Plymouth Campaigners Occupy Shell of WW2 Bombed Church to Challenge Spending On Trident

28 April, 2015
banner hanging on church

Monday 27 April a group of  campaigners occupied the ruins of a Second World War church in Plymouth to protest the continued spending on the Trident submarine system which is refitted here in Devonport dockyard in Plymouth. The campaigners occupied the site from early in the…

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Scrap Trident Blockade Shuts Down Faslane

23 April, 2015

The Scrap Trident blockade of the UK’s nuclear weapons base at Faslane in Scotland was a huge success with the gates blocked from 7 am until 1.30 pm and many workers, who had been queued up in buses in nearby Helensburgh, sent home after refusing to be ferried in to…

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ScrapTrident Demo Fills George Square

23 April, 2015
george square crowd

On Saturday 4 April about four thousand people gathered for what Nicola Sturgeon called “the biggest anti-Trident demo in George Square ever.” “Trident Ploughshares was one of the organising groups. Next stop is the Big Blockade of Faslane Naval Base on Monday 13 April. It’s…

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