On this day 76 years ago, a single atomic bomb instantly reduced our hometown to a scorched plain. That bombing brought cruel death to countless innocent victims and left those who managed to survive with profound, lifelong physical and emotional injuries due to radiation, fear of aftereffects, and economic hardship. One survivor who gave birth to a girl soon after the bombing says, “As more horrors of the bomb came to light, and I became more concerned about their effects, I worried less about myself and more about my child. Imagining the future awaiting my daughter, my suffering grew, night after sleepless night.”
City of Hiroshima 6th Aug 2021 read more »
Bedford Borough Council has defended the warm welcome it has given a new business in the Borough, despite accusations from Green Party councillors that the firm develops nuclear weapons. US-owned Leidos has opened a new facility on the Bedford Link business park and Mayor Dave Hodgson mentioned the company in his monthly Bedford Independent column, offering the multi-national defence, aviation and IT company a warm welcome.
Bedford Independent 5th Aug 2021 read more »
The UK’s Nuclear Escalation Flagrantly Violates International Law, We’re Reporting it to the UN – Kate Hudson, CND.
Labour Outlook 5th Aug 2021 read more »