Light in the darkness – Bradford Celebrates the Nuclear ban
On Friday 23 April Bradford CND organised ‘Light in the Darkness’, a socially distanced, candle-lit lakeside walk in Lister Park with musical accompaniment from Bradford’s own Peace Artistes Street Band. The event was a celebration: nuclear weapons are now illegal under international law! What made the event so memorable was Bradford’s creative peace community coming together, … Read more
Bradford CND video message to Bradford Council
Today a UN treaty making nuclear weapons illegal under international law entered into force. This is a short video made by Bradford CND calling on Bradford Metropolitan Borough Council to follow the lead set by Leeds City Council last week and declare support for the ban. Please share widely. With special thanks to Bradford’s own … Read more
Join the ‘twitterstorm’ this Friday!
This Friday (22nd Jan) campaigners across the globe will be celebrating the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons entering into force, making nukes illegal under international law. Watch out for premier on the day of Bradford CND’s video appeal to the city council. As part of the strategy to bring our message to a … Read more
Leeds City Council backs the UN Nuclear Ban
On the 13th January, Leeds City Council became the first City Council in Yorkshire to pledging its support for the 2017 UN Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which comes into force on Friday. While we had hoped that Bradford might be Yorkshire’s first city to take this step forward, we are delighted … Read more
The Nuclear Ban is Here!
Campaigners across the region are celebrating tonight a huge boost to our efforts. Just after 9.30pm Honduras became the 50th nation to ratify the UN treaty banning nuclear weapons. This means that in 90 days from today on the 22nd of January 2021 Nuclear Weapons will become illegal under international law! The U.N. Treaty on … Read more
It’s a Full House for Shipley!
All three current Shipley Councillors have signed the Nuclear Ban Communities Pledge. Huge thanks to Councillors Vick Jenkins, Martin Love and Kevin Warnes for their support it is much appreciated.
Model Resolution for Bradford council on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
This Council: Is deeply concerned about the grave threat that nuclear weapons pose to communities throughout the world, including ours. Any use of nuclear weapons, whether deliberate or accidental, would have catastrophic, far-reaching and long-lasting consequences for people and the environment. Firmly believes that our residents have the right to live in a world free … Read more
Sharena Lee Sati Hiroshima Day Poem
We were delighted that Bradford poet Sharena Lee Satti chose to mark the 75th anniversary of atomic bombing of Hiroshima with this beautiful poem. The poem was written to be performed at a ceremony in Bradford on the 8th August 2020, sadly due to local social distancing restrictions the event was moved online. You can … Read more