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19th – 21st May Conference Offer ends on 20th March

Don’t miss out on the Great Offer for our 2017 BNTVA Conference Weekend As part of the NCCF care & wellbeing support to attend events and reunions members of the Nuclear Community can get assistance to attend this years AGM & Conference at the Marriot...

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BNTVA Conference – Support to Attend

Great Offer for the 2017 BNTVA Conference Weekend As part of the NCCF care & wellbeing support to attend events and reunions members of the Nuclear Community can get assistance to attend this years AGM & Conference at the Marriot Hotel Gateshead. BNTVA members...

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U.S. Vets are left to pay high price for their nuclear tests

Roughly 4,000 U.S. military troops helped clean up nuclear-tainted Enewetak Atoll between 1977 and 1980; most wore no protection. Hundreds say they are now plagued by health problems but the military says there is no connection between their illnesses and the cleanup....

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2015-16 Audited Accounts Published

Details of the 2015-16 Accounts of the charity have been presented to the Charity Commission. Because the income to the charity was below £25,000 there is no requirement to provide the complete accounts to the Commission. As was agreed at a previous AGM, the Trustees...

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DisabledGo.com – User Guide

So how do I use DisabledGo.com? We have put together a list of some top tips to find accessible places to visit using DisabledGo.com DisabledGo provides free online access information for a huge range of places to go in the UK, such as hotels, restaurants, museums,...

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Unsure About Help?

“I do have some problems but I’m not sure what can help” The NCCF Care and Wellbeing fund managers have highlighted this common problem faced by many members of the nuclear community when making their application for support from the scheme. Steve...

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Care & Wellbeing – Application Process Now On-Line

The NCCF have now launched their on-line guidance and application service. Users are guided through the process of assessing their needs and learning what adaptations and equipment could be made available to them.  They are then able to complete and submit the...

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BBC Documentary – The Polygon People

This revealing documentary from the BBC World Service is compulsive listening…. A First look at the ‘most nuked place on Earth’ where Soviet Union detonated 456 bombs over the course of 40 years It looks at the way locals’ lives were impacted after decades...

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

The Trustees and volunteers of the BNTVA wish all members of our Nuclear Community a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 2016 saw the beginning of the Nuclear Community Charity Fund providing much-needed research and support to our community and we sincerely hope...

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From Bombs to Bananas: A Dose of Radiation Reality

Ever since 1896 when Henri Becquerel noticed that certain minerals blurred photograph plates sealed in paper, radiation has fascinated and frightened the public. The trouble is that over the past century this mysterious and powerful force has been surrounded by many...

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Timeline of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

The Chernobyl disaster in then Soviet Ukraine, the worst civil nuclear accident in history, left thousands of people dead or dying and contaminated up to three-quarters of Europe. Here is a timeline: Reactor 4 explodes – On April 26, 1986, at 1:23 am, the Chernobyl...

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The BNTVA is the premier UK charity representing all people who have worked with or alongside radioactive material for the benefit of this nation. Our Primary aims are Education, Research and Support.

BNTVA
PO Box 8244
Castle Donington
Derby
DE74 2BY

Telephone 0208 144 3080
Email info@bntva.com

The BNTVA is a Registered Charity 1131134 (England & Wales)