Yorkshire Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (YCND)

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Yorkshire Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (YCND)

01274 730 795||https://yorkshirecnd.org.uk

January 2019

Sheffield vs the Bomb

14th January 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Central United Reformed Church, 60 Norfolk Street
Sheffield, Yorkshire S1 2JB United Kingdom
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There is a long and proud history in Sheffield of civic campaigning for peace, from the Nuclear Free Zones to the employment of council 'Peace Officers', a reflection of the depth of feeling on the issue in South Yorkshire which remains one of the areas of CND highest membership in Yorkshire. The new ICAN Cities Appeal launched last month is an opportunity for us to use local campaigning to influence global disarmament by calling on local councils to formally support…

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Bradford and the Bomb: our MPs and the ban on nuclear weapons

16th January 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bradford Deaf Centre, 25 Hallfield Rd
Bradford, Yorkshire BD1 3RP United Kingdom
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Come and join us at the Bradford Deaf Centre to find out how the global ban on nuclear weapons is changing the dynamic on international nuclear disarmament, and make plans with other local peace campaigners to encourage Bradford's MPs representing our city to support a nuclear free world. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons On 7th July 2017, after a decade of work by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), an overwhelming majority of the world’s…

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Hope in the Age of Trump + YCND AGM

26th January 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mill Hill Unitarian Chapel, City Square
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 5EB United Kingdom
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Hopes for peace in the face of a renewed arms race. Prof. Paul Rogers, Janet Fenton (ICAN/WILPF & Scots CND) and Fabian Hamilton MP. The Trump Presidency has increased nuclear tensions and instability worldwide, scrapping the Iran nuclear deal and threatening to do the same with the INF (Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces) agreement that has limited US/Russian nuclear deployments in Europe since the cold war. All of the nuclear powers, including the UK, are now ‘modernising’ their nuclear arsenals as part…

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