Greenham Common


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Greenham Common

a village in West Berkshire unitary authority, Berkshire; site of a US cruise missile base, and, from 1981, a camp of women protesters against nuclear weapons; although the base had closed by 1991 a small number of women remained until 2000
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It was during this time that Rae and her fellow campaigners travelled down to Berkshire to support the women of the Greenham Common Peace Camp, who were protesting a government decision to allow cruise missiles to be based there.
Thousands encircled the RAF Greenham Common base, cutting through sections of its fence and there were hundreds of arrests.
VHKCN4uUd64) claimed the Pirates Cove set at Greenham Common included a Rose's Room, which was set up for puppetry requirements.
Not afraid to embrace the big issues, Chambers draws in the miners' strike, Greenham Common, the sexual scandals of the Catholic church, the IRA and the Brighton bombings - oh, and Nazi gold.
Their determination to remove the nuclear threat from Greenham Common spread their name around the world, and they are leading the fight-back for women's rights.
Numerous UK air bases, including Greenham Common, Brize Norton and Mildenhall, were used in the exercise, much of which is still shrouded in secrecy.
Asi pues, el campamento pacifista de mujeres de Greenham Common fue un campamento de paz establecido con el fin de protestar contra la instalacion de armas nucleares en la base de la RAF (4) en Berkshire (sur de Inglaterra).
I'm an old Greenham Common protester, I would be willing to chain myself to anything to prevent it (a cut in support).
13) Three years later, the first cruise missiles were delivered to RAF Greenham Common on November 14, 1983, to a largely unenthusiastic British public.
And Jo is far too Greenham Common ever to be a national treasure like Hattie Jacques was but both ITV and BBC1 happily employ her.
With PM's agreement, we hired the same Boeing jet that Nijinsky had used in 1970 and, with a great many strings pulled for us in high places, we got permission to fly out from Greenham Common - the American air base only ten minutes from Kingsclere.
Planning permission has been granted for a new fulfilment factory at Greenham Common after a two-year battle with planning authorities and environmental groups,said White.