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AWPC goes continental

Women from AWPC have been busy since our fabulous July cocktail party and impromptu poetry blockade taking part in demonstrations and direct action with our colleagues in France and Germany as well as

AWE admits safety breach over 2010 Aldermaston fire

AWE has today plead guilty at Reading Crown Court to failing to properly protect its workers during the serious fire in an explosives building in August 2010.

Aldermaston Women's Peace Camp letter to Guardian on day of Serco AGM

Aldermaston Women have a letter published in the Guardian today on the day of the Serco AGM. Serco are one of the three companies who manage AWE (alongside Lockheed Martin and Jacobs Engineering).

Uranium mining at the Grand Canyon

Energy Fuels Inc has recently acquired the Canyon Mine, seventeen miles south of the Grand Canyon, on sacred Havasupai land in an aggressive merger campaign to corner the North American uranium market

Women's gate at 1st April Aldermaston CND demo

Women's gate at Aldermaston 1st April 2013 CND demo

AWE management company faces disinvestment

The Norwegian oil fund has decided to withdraw its investments from Jacobs Engineering due to their involvement in making nuclear weapons, as one of the three companies managing AWE.

Hazel Rennie, camp poet laureate

Hazel, reading one of her poems. More here.

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AWE face prosecution over fire in 2010

The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWEplc) are up in Reading Magistrates Court on
Hiroshima day, 6 August on three charges connected to the fire at AWE in


£1bn contract for UK nuclear submarines to be announced

A £1bn contract for reactors for the next generation of the UK's nuclear-armed submarines is to be announced tomorrow.


Design contracts to be announced for next-generation submarines

Move signals government's determination to press ahead with replacement programme for Trident nuclear missile system