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APPEAL

Further to the post about the ex-Royal Navy veteran who was burgled on Saturday 4th of November in Reedham, Norfolk. He had his photograph album stolen which was full of photos of his naval service. His name is Christopher Woollands. Amongst other places, he was at...

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New Year Message from our Chairman

Happy New Year to our Nuclear Community. It is at this time of year that people make New Years resolutions and talk about getting fitter and giving up drinking and smoking. My resolution this year is to work as much as possible helping our Nuclear Veterans and...

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LETTER FROM THE GOVERNMENT ABOUT MEDAL

Alan Owen BNTVA Chairman writes... At the Weston Super Mare all tests reunion, I was tasked with writing to the government asking for a medal review for the Nuclear Veterans. Please see below the responses from the various departments. I will continue to correspond...

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WHAT DO YOU THINK ?

We are hoping to offer a new service over social media to allow families to let us know when one of our Veterans has passed . This will then go out over social media to inform anyone who would like to attend the funeral . We would like your input to help us get such a...

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Articles for our Magazine

The next magazine is being produced To get your article in please submit to [email protected] before the 7th January 2018 Want to put a call out to old comrades or to ask if anyone remembers your Father or Grandfather? Have an interesting story about your time at the...

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IMPORTANT: Standing Order Membership Changes

Message From Vice-Chair Sandie Hern - Important Information Regarding Membership Dear Members many of you will be receiving letters from your bank to inform you that your standing order has been canceled because that account number no longer exists. Unfortunately,...

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Remembrance Sunday

A collection of pictures from Remembrance Sunday from across the country Updated 18/11/17 with some more pictures from London

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2019 BNTVA Nuclear Test Calendar

At the All Nuclear Tests Re-Union at Weston Super Mare David Hemsley made a proposal that he produce a 2019 BNTVA Calendar The proposal was accepted. Initial costs will be born by David and any profit raised will be donated to the BNTVA. If successful this could be...

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Message from Alan Owen, BNTVA Chairman

The BNTVA will March in this year’s Remembrance Parade I have the honour of participating in this year’s parade, representing the Nuclear Veterans. Remembrance Day Isn't just about war and those we've lost, but about ideals and what we stand for, It's about respecting...

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Lest we forget

BNTVA preparations for Remembrance weekend On the 9th November in the Fields of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey, The BNTVA plot will be laid out, as has been the task for many years, by Don and Christine James. The Plot contains the names of 534 BNTVA members who are...

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60 Years Since Grapple X

On the 8th November 1957 Grapple X saw Britain detonate a nuclear device at Christmas Island The result of this test, largely held to be their first true thermonuclear device, was to gain Britain entry into the league of world nuclear powers...

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