• CND Heddwch 9 Early Summer 1996

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'Heddwch' is the supporter magazine for CND Cymru, the Welsh Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, published roughly quarterly from 1991 to the present day. It started as ‘Campaign Wales’ from 1985, following CND Cymru’s establishment as an independent campaigning network from 1981.


Page 1. COVER
- “BSE and the Atom - playing with the building blocks of the universe” article by Stephen Abrahall on the risks of radiation to public health.

Page 2.
- “ACTION” column of contacts for different countries’ embassies in the UK.
- “Testing Nuclear Weapons: update” information piece in the aftermath of the negotiating sessions of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).

Page 3.
- Continuation of “Testing Nuclear Weapons: update” information piece.
- “Alexander Nikitin Nuclear Whistle Blower” piece on a Russian official charged for betraying state secrets for exposing the environmental threat posed by nuclear activities of Russia’s Northern fleet.
- “Peace, Truth, Justice, Freedom!” piece on a conviction of damage to US satellite surveillance equipment.
- “WANTED: Helpers in the CND Cymru Tent…” advertisement for the National Eisteddfod.
- “Please Support CND Cymru’s Summer Raffle” appeal.

Page 4.
- “Stop the Nightmare of Trident” advertisement of CND’s main event of the year in Faslane, Scotland. Features a picture of “Bin the Bomb” for a demonstration at the Trident nuclear submarine base.
- “The Labour party and the Bomb” article on the then-incoming Labour government’s position regarding nuclear weapons and appeal to action on behalf of readers on how one feels about Trident and nuclear testing.
- “Radioactive Waste from Trawsfynydd - a dangerous Welsh export” article on the anger of local authorities in Wales of Nuclear Electric’s transport of nuclear waste from Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Station.

Page 5.
- “US Nuclear Warheads regularly overfly South Wales” appeal to action after the release of Home Office information of nuclear weapon transport contingency plans over Unitary Authorities in Wales from Lakenheath base.
- “Living in Radioactive Times” piece on newsletters and campaigns for low-level radiation in Britain.

Page 6.
- “Low flying damages children” article on the continuation of low-level flying in Wales has affected children, especially those of the Innu community.

Page 7.
- “Gwynedd says ‘No Hawks to Indonesia’” article on military exercises in valleys of Gwynedd in preparation for ‘genocide’ operations in East Timor, near Indonesia.
- “Nuclear Alert in Cardiff” notice of a nuclear submarine visiting Cardiff Docks.
- “Seeds of Hope; no Hawks to Indonesia // Women’s Ploughshare Action” piece of women breaking into BAE’s Wharton site with Hawk aircraft.

Page 8.
- “The Whole World in our Hands” piece about objectives set by Cyfanfyd to represent different non-governmental organisations to discuss development education.
- “From Aberystwyth to South Africa” piece on two Aberystywth residents, one being the Vice-Chair of CND Cymru, to visit ex-prisoners of the apartheid regime.
- “Attention - Parents of 9 year olds!” notice about children's’ diagnoses around the Chernobyl accident.
- “Chernobyl 1986 Britain 1996?” leaflet to join the work of CND Cymru.

Page 9.
- Book Review of Adi Roche’s “Children of Chernobyl” (Harper Collins), reviewed by Rob Stallard.
- “EX-BNFL Director spills the beans on Sellafield” article of a book on ‘human errors in practice’ at Sellafield for anti-nuclear campaigners.
- “Potential Savings from Scrapping Trident” information piece from the book “Deterring War Responsibly - a new Defence Policy for Britain” by Dr Frank Barnaby & Rob Green.

Page 10.
- “A Holiday in Ireland” advertisement.
- “Were you young and protesting in the 70s and 80s?” advertisement of a BBC Wales TV series.
- “Diary Dates” column of events.
- “CONTACTS” for CND Cymru.
- “I want to join the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament” form to join and donate.
- “Peace Shop” Cardiff advert.

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