Thursday, June 21, 2007

Hillingdon Campaign For Nuclear Disarmament (CND)

Secretary: Pat Abraham, Waterloo Road, Uxbridge
Chairperson: Betty Burns, West Mead, South Ruislip
Treasurer: Win Banger The Croft South Ruislip

Uxbridge Group: O'Leary
Ruislip: Betty Burns

established around late 1981 early 1982

In 1982 The Police stopped CND having a bookstall in Uxbridge claiming "obstruction" and the refusal of the Conservative Council to give permission

Hillingdon CND spent time targetting support for Greenham common.

Forty women marched from Cardiff on 27th august 1981 across Britain and then on to Greenhamth August 1981 and ended at Greenham Common on 5th September 1981. The American site had been selected as it was the first site for Cruise Missiles in Europe. The Peace camp closed in 2000