• May 22, 2010

    Pressure is growing on defence ministers, who appear to have ruled out including Trident in their strategic review. The Lib Dems have been accused of accepting Tory policy on the issue.

  • February 16, 2010

    Catholic Bishop Thomas McMahon joined people from other faith traditions at a peace service at the faith gate at Aldermaston yesterday.

  • February 16, 2010

    It was a strange sight. There are not many occasions on which I watch people singing Thine Be The Glory while surrounded by police.

  • February 16, 2010

    Christians have joined with others to issue a “call to repentance” over nuclear weapons. They joined a mass protest at the Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment that saw the gates of the site brought to a virtual standstill.

  • February 15, 2010

    Around 800 nonviolent protesters have succeeded in blocking access to the majority of gates at the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston. Faith groups are playing a major role in the protests, which began at 7.00am.

  • February 15, 2010

    Hundreds of people from varied walks of life are expected to arrive at the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Aldermaston today in an attempt to blockade the site. A range of faith groups, and four bishops, will join the protests.

  • February 9, 2010

    Four bishops will be amongst the protestors at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) in Aldermaston, Berkshire next week. Hundreds of people of many faiths and of none are preparing to blockade the site on Monday 15 February.

  • November 26, 2009

    Christians will emphasise the Christmas message of 'peace on earth' today, as they hold their first Advent vigil at Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE).

  • November 15, 2009

    Four anti-nuclear activists who took part in a mass protest at the Aldermaston nuclear base have been found not guilty of obstructing the highway after the prosecution failed to improve that they were even on the highway, let alone obstructing it.

  • October 19, 2009

    Five anti-nuclear protestors who face court this week have said that they showed “exactly the same commitment” as US President Barack Obama, whose work towards “a world without nuclear weapons” won him the Nobel Peace Prize.