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5 August 2021
Seventy six years ago, atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Thousands perished in these attacks, and countless others continued to suffer from the consequences of the bombings. This week and next Quakers are joining with others to remember the victims of this devastating violence, and to recommit to work for nuclear disarmament.
10 June 2021
As world leaders arrive in Cornwall , ahead of the G7 Summit, local Quakers walked from Falmouth to the venue in Carbis Bay, holding the leaders in their thoughts.
5 February 2021
UPDATE: The county council is to suspend their decision and re-assess the permission it granted for the mine, in the light of concerns over climate change.
As the UK prepares to host a crucial UN climate summit, the government is facing questions over its support for a new coal mine near Whitehaven in Cumbria. Quakers in Britain are among those urging ministers to think again.
2 February 2021
Quakers in Britain have joined 16 other representatives of faith bodies to call on the UK government to immediately ban the use of public money to fund fossil fuel projects overseas.
21 January 2021
From Friday 22 January nuclear weapons are banned under international law. Quakers are joining an array of statements, witness and worship, to welcome this historic milestone.
12 November 2020
Quakers in Britain have joined more than 70 other organisations in the COP26 Coalition to launch “a year of climate mobilisation from the ground up".