Catch up on all the latest news and whats happening with the BNTVA

Operation Dominic

Operation Dominic was a series of 36 nuclear test explosions with a 38.1 Mt total yield conducted from April to November 1962 by the United States in the Pacific Ocean. This test series was scheduled quickly, in order to respond in kind to the Soviet resumption of...

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Christmas Island Refelections

Christmas Island Journal The recollections of a DUKW driver A very worthwhile site to visit created and maintained by veteran Brian Cole.  

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Spalding 1940’s Weekend

Ayscoughfee 1940's Memorial Weekend 12th 13th August 2017 Come along and meet Alan Owen, BNTVA Chairman and Doug Hern BNTVA Historian They will be at the BNTVA Memorial Stone at 1430 hrs on 13th August Parade Muster is at 14:30 Parade at 14:55 and Service at...

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All Tests Reunion – Bookings

Last Chance to Book! You can download and book using the forms below We look forward to meeting you The Nuclear Test Reunion at Weston Super Mare is from Monday...

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Meet Susan Musselwhite

My name is Susan Musselwhite and I'm part of the social media team   I'm in my second year of being a trustee for BNTVA and third year of being on the Fallout committee. I'm the daughter of a Veteran, my father is sadly no longer with us, when I started to fall...

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Meet Shelly Grigg

My name is Michelle Grigg, but I'm known to everyone as Shelly. I was born in Hannover, Germany. I come from a large service background. My father joined the Royal Engineers as a boy soldier, mum joined the Navy as a QARNN, my Uncles and Grandfather were also in the...

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Meet Alison Walker

Alison joins the BNTVA as a new Trustee I am one of the new trustees appointed this year and I am on the Social Media team. I am the daughter of a Nuclear Veteran. My father Gordon Allen Lowe was an Officers Chef on board HMS Narvik at Christmas Islands during...

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Meet the Team

Get to know the  BNTVA Board of Trustees Over the coming weeks, we will be posting short biographies of the team which we hope you will enjoy. Ron Watson I was a Royal Engineer and served on Christmas Island from January 1958 to December 1958 where I witnessed the...

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We Want Your Story

Wanted - Your Stories, News and Views If you have a tale to tell, old pals to trace, an event to publicise, or just want the rest of the nuclear community to hear something you have to say, then we want to publish it in the next edition of the Campaign Magazine. If...

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2017 Conference Video Presentations

Catch up on some of the notable presentations The 2017 Gateshead Conference was a remarkable event for the BNTVA.  For some, it was their first conference and for others, it had been many years since their last. The guests all joined with stalwart members who...

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Meet Alan Owen – The New BNTVA Chairman

Firstly, let me introduce myself. My name is Alan Owen, I am a 46 yr old descendant of a Christmas Island Veteran. I am an IT Professional who has spent the last 27 years in the charity sector providing IT systems and guidance. As the age of the Veterans moves on and...

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Armed Forces Day Liverpool 24 & 25th June 2017

Details of the 2017 Armed Forced Day to be held in Liverpool The parade of 1,000 Armed Forces serving personnel, veterans and cadets will commence at 11at St George’s Hall marked by a Typhoon fly past over the city centre and a heavy gun salute on the waterfront It...

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Alan Pringle – Can You Help?

Can anyone help, please? Does anyone know of Mr Alan Pringle (who served on Operation Grapple) or any other RAF personnel who served at the Tests associated with the Valiant aircraft?   If you do and would like to help with an exciting project please contact...

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BNTVA Conference Gateshead

Wishing all our members and guests a safe journey to Gateshead for our 2017 AGM & Conference The Team will be there to meet and greet from Friday Afternoon.

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Armed Forces Day 2017 – Liverpool

The City of Liverpool has been chosen to host the 2017 Armed Forces Day on Saturday 24th June. A notice to all Nuclear Veterans from Bob Ireland, BNTVA Secretary The BNTVA have been asked to take part in the day's events, namely a march from St George's Hall (starting...

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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.

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Castle Donington
DE74 2BY

Telephone 0208 144 3080

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