Community Council requested to consult local authority on damage compensation and monitoring of radioactive emissions

At Ardentinny Community Council’s April meeting a local resident requested the following action from the Community Council as part of its remit "to help make public bodies aware of the opinions and needs of the community it represents." The request was made in the context of past events at HMNB Clyde and RNAD Coulport. For …

Community Council adopts new format for meetings and Forestry criticised for no warning of military manoeuvres

Perhaps in an attempt to encourage more community participation, Ardentinny Community Council announced a more succinct approach to its meetings in the future, with any business not concluded by 21.30 being carried over to the next meeting. Also, with the introduction of prior 'business meetings', it was proposed that matters arising from the minutes would …

Clyde bases plagued by nuclear safety flaws, says the MoD.

The Clyde bases that host Britain’s nuclear bombs and submarines are plagued by widespread safety flaws, according to an internal Ministry of Defence (MoD) report obtained by the Sunday Herald. Critics fear that the problems could trigger a major nuclear accident at Faslane or Coulport that would contaminate Glasgow with radioactivity. They say this would …