In the shadow of the Royal Navy's nuclear weapons’ depot (RNAD), Coulport, we remember those who lost their lives (214,000) in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. There will be several commemoration events throughout the country, the nearest of which are: Friday 6 August in Glasgow at 12 noon at the Peace Tree at …
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The published version of the HM Naval Base Clyde Off-Site Emergency Plan can be found on Argyll and Bute Council’s website https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/sites/default/files/clyde_off-site_emergency_plan_-_may_2020_-_published_version.pdf. with specific reference to the Coulport installation on pages 20-23.
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On Saturday evening MOD Police from Coulport rescued a couple from their inflatable dinghy in Loch Long. It would appear that they had been on a fishing expedition in their small Explorer 5 inflatable. The couple did not appear to be wearing lifejackets. According to contributor Jonathan Hart on the Ardentinny Facebook Forum, the two …
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In the shadow of WMD at RNAD Coulport, we remember the hundreds of thousands of people killed by the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. Faslane Peace Camp will hold a special vigil at 4 p.m. on the 6th August at the North Gate of Faslane Naval Base.
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The UK government intends to increase the number of nuclear submarines on the Clyde; is currently building a nuclear support hub to centralise its radioactive waste handling facilities and radiochemistry laboratories at Faslane; and plans to undertake submarine maintenance work at Coulport resulting in an increase of waste discharges of up to 50%. Consequently the …
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