About a dozen campaigners fasted outside the MOD for three days in solidarity with campaigners in Paris and other countries.
May 2015. Women Decorate Burghfield Fence
April 2015. Scrap Trident Blockade Shuts Down Faslane
Working with the Scrap Trident Coalition Trident Ploughshares organised a blockade of the UK’s nuclear weapons base at Faslane in Scotland which shut the gates from 7 am until 1.30 pm. Many workers, were sent home. In keeping with the “BairnsNotBombs” theme several families and children took part in the blockade, with two families prepared to be arrested together.
April 2015. ScrapTrident Demo Fills George Square
Working with the Scrap Trident Coalition Trident Ploughshares members in Scotland organised a major demonstration in Glasgow’s George Square. Speakers included First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Scottish Greens Co-convenor Patrick Harvie.
Camilla Cancantata updated her ‘Trident is a War Crime Oratorio’ for singers with Action AWE to lobby their MPs in the House of Commons, Westminster. 14 singers from England and Wales gathered in the House of Commons calling their MPs to the central lobby hall.
TP activists Erica, Anne, Morag and Zelda held the South Mearings with the Welsh group for 8 hours. All gates to the nuclear weapons factory were blocked for most of the day.
February 2015. Peace Pirates Charged with Vandalism at Faslane. A small, but committed band of pirates were arrested and charged with vandalism at Faslane naval base today while two others were detained after pinning a set of “Peace Pirate Articles”, to the fence.