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> WHITE POPPIES FOR PEACE

White Poppies symbolise the the belief that there are better ways to resolve conflicts than by killing strangers, and they stand for tthe remembrance of all the victims of war, past and present. White Poppies also symbolise a committment to to peace and to finding non-violent solutions to conflicts. In this way they reassert the original message of remembrance: "never again".

They have been produced by the Peace Pledge Union for over eighty years (click here to go to their website) and we sell them in our Peace Shop for £1.

This web-page explains more about them:

https://www.ppu.org.uk/remembrance-white-poppies

> WE NEED MORE VOLUNTEERS !!

In order to keep the Peace Shop open, we really need more volunteers to come forward. At the moment we've only got a core team of 3 or 4 regulars - ideally we would have as many as ten.

We've always tried to keep the shop open between 11am and 5pm, Tuesday to Saturday, which works out as ten 3-hour shifts to cover. PLEASE - if you're able to spare just a few hours to help out, do get in touch. It doesn't have to be the same shift each week - we can be really flexible but we do need more help.

We've had a city centre presence for over 40 years - please help us to keep going. It's more important than ever to have our literal shop window where people can learn about our campaign to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

Click here to send us an email & sign up for a shift: peace.shop@exetercnd.org

> SUPPORT YOUR PEACE SHOP

There is an increased range of new products for sale, as well as the old favourites. Please pop in and have a look. We've got t-shirts, badges, greetings cards & postcards, fair-trade Palestinian olive oil, unusual toys, and a wide selection of fairly-traded gifts (you can see some of these in the image below) - incense sticks and ash catchers; earrings, necklaces, headbands, bracelets and bangles; wallets & purses; stress balls/ juggling balls; candles; Exeter CND mugs, bags and water bottles; and hand-knitted Jeremy Corbyn dolls.

We've even got washable fair-trade face coverings in a bright rainbow design for just a fiver - now in two different sizes to fit (almost) every face!



> new products

We now have a variety of fair-trade, hand-made festive tree decorations:

  • hand-carved mango wood stars, hearts, reindeers and trees, all with a little bell in the centre
  • hand-decorated and colourful metal trees, hearts and baubles
Buy them now, ready to decorate your tree for the festive season!

We've also just re-stocked on our whole range of incense joss-sticks.

CND is reporting the UK government to the United Nations for breaking international law - join us!

The UK government has announced that it will increase the number of nuclear warheads in its arsenal for the first time since the end of the Cold War. CND commissioned a legal opinion which has confirmed that this is a breach of international law.

As a signatory to the UN's nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) since 1968, the UK has committed to working towards disarmament. Instead, it is going the other way and getting more nuclear weapons, and decided to do this during a global pandemic!

In the government's "integrated review" earlier this year, they announced that they plan to increase the UK's nuclear warhead stockpile by 40%. Currently the UK has around 200 warheads, but had previously announced a cap of 180 by the mid-2020s. It will now increase this cap to 260 warheads. Not only does this fly in the face of the global trend of reducing nuclear stockpiles, it also breaches the UK's obligations under the Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT). The NPT came into force in 1970 and committed signatories to nuclear disarmament - click here to read the treaty.


CND is reporting the UK to the President-designate of the upcoming NPT Review Conference - a signficant international summit to monitor progress - or lack thereof - of the treaty. We're hoping to collect thousands of signatures to back our cause, so please support us!


What can you do? Take action by clicking the buttons below:

click here to contact your MP
click here to report the UK to the UN
click here to contact the Prime Minister
click here to sign CND's petition

Support our right to protest!

At the same time, the government is trying to bring in a new Policing bill which would severly impact our right to protest. This bill would give the Home Secretary, Priti Patel, powers to create laws to define ‘serious disruption’ to communities and organisations, on which police can then rely to impose conditions on protests.

But in a victory for protestors, the next stage of the bill has now been delayed until later in the year after huge opposition: now we must oppose it enough that it is delayed indefinitely.


What can you do? Take action by clicking the button below:

click here to sign the petition
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Thank you all for your continued support of the campaign.

With all best wishes,
in peace, and for peace,

TJ Milburn
Chair & Organising Secretary
Exeter Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

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> Other ways in which you can support Exeter CND:

Your donations fund our campaigning and help to keep the Peace Shop open - we've been campaigning in Exeter for over 40 years! If you are able to help, please click the "Donate" button below to send us a secure donation. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can donate through the secure link by using your card.
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Don't forget that we have an online shop! You can choose from a selection of t-shirts, fitted tops & hoodies (in various sizes from kids to XXL and several different colours too), tea-towels and shopping bags, all printed with our Exeter CND symbol on the front.

Made from 100% organic cotton or super-soft material made from bamboo, produced in an ethically accredited, wind-powered factory in the UK. Each item is printed to order just for you.

Follow the link to the online shop from
www.exetercnd.org/shop.html
or click the image above and help support us raising funds for campaigning!
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