Yorkshire celebrates the #NuclearBan

Yorkshire celebrates the #NuclearBan

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Bradford CND had to postpone their ‘Light in the Darkness’ celebration of the nuclear ban coming into force, due to lockdown. Instead they released a special video message to Bradford City Council calling on them to become a Nuclear Ban Community like Leeds, Manchester and hundreds of other cities across the world.

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Huddersfield Quakers celebrate the Nuclear Ban Treaty entering into force by holding a banner outside the railway station!


Keighley Peace Justice and Environment Network drop banners and flags at both Cliffe Castle and outside Keighley Parish Church (where bells rang) – they also got two fantastic letters in the local paper!


Sheffield Creative Action for Peace (SCrAP) made this amazing video of their labour of love – hand stitching a pennant for every country in the world to have so far ratified the treaty.

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In honour of Ban Treaty Day, Leeds City Council planted a peace tree in Park Square and flew the UN Peace flag from Leeds Civic Hall – a fantastic way to follow up their decision to support the TPNW!

We also have selfies and hoisted flags from peace campaigners across the region!

more to follow…