Scotland: A Peace of History exhibition comes to Arran

The Scotland: a Peace of History exhibition, which commemorates 80 years of anti-nuclear campaigning in Scotland and 60 years since the formation of Scottish CND, moves from the Glasgow City Chambers to Arran on June 6th. It will be on display first at Arran High School, on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th June, and then …

Arran CND: the year ahead

A report from Arran’s CND group, by Cheryl Burgess Arran CND has held its first meeting of the year at which there was enthusiastic planning of the year’s events. The centrepiece of the year will be the visit to Arran of the Scotland: a Peace of History exhibition celebrating sixty years of CND activism in …

A Celebration of Sixty Years of Scottish CND – Scotland: A Peace of History

By Mike Small The Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament has created a mobile exhibition featuring sixty years of the anti-nuclear movement in Scotland. Launched last month at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow, Scottish CND has made a visual timeline with accompanying video testimonies from key figures in the nuclear disarmament movement. Scottish CND, which turned …

A March for Peace

On Saturday 22nd September, around thirty people from Arran’s CND group joined hundreds of demonstrators at the naval base on the Clyde, for the international anti-nuclear rally organised by Scottish CND.       A bus met us off the first boat in Ardrossan and drove first to Helensburgh and then onto the Peace Camp at …

Messages for Peace

On Sunday 5th August, people gathered on Lamlash Green and also in Lamlash Church hall, to mark the 73rd anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. There were several speakers on the day, including SNP MP Patricia Gibson, Janet Fenton of SCND and ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons), and David McKenzie of Nukewatch. …

Hiroshima Memorial Event – Sunday 5th August Lamlash Green

Two Important Events with Arran CND Coming Up Hiroshima Commemoration Long standing Arran residents will know that there has been a tradition on the island of witnessing for peace on Hiroshima Day (6th August). There is a Peace Tree and plaque near the car park in Whiting Bay. A quiet reflection will take place at …

Scottish CND Education

New lesson available for schools & training for volunteer speakers We are delighted to announce a new lesson for schools entitled “Survivors’ Stories”. This will run between end of August and end of October and will be available to secondary schools and other groups & organisations in Scotland. The talk will include video testimonies from …

Nae Nukes – the Singapore Summit puts Global Focus on Peace

Writing for Bella Caledonia on the eve of the historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un on 11th June in Singapore, Janet Fenton, SCND and ICAN peace activist and campaigner, considers the possibilities for global peace. While the summit was primarily focused on North Korea denuclearizing, the responsibility is upon all the nuclear …

An Update from Scottish CND in Arran

by John Page A meeting of Scottish CND members on Arran was held on Saturday 26th May in Lamlash Church Hall. Three main areas were discussed: proposals for a Hiroshima Commemoration event in Lamlash on 5th August, attendance at the major demonstration planned for 22 September at Faslane and the success of the on-going book …