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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

Shipley councillors Vick Jenkins and Martin Love with their signed pledges

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.

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

Ask your councillor to support the UN Treaty

In the past month three more countries have signed or ratified the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, we know other countries will follow around the anniversary of the treaty launch and expect it to become international law by Christmas. While international public opinion is firmly in favour of the global ban, nuclear … Read more