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Upper Heyford reunion

On 7 May, activists gathered outside the former US air force base at Upper Heyford, 15 miles north of Oxford, to mark 30 years since the founding of the Upper Heyford peace camp.

In mid-1983, the peace camp organised a nonviolent blockade of the nuclear-weapons-enabled base that involved 752 arrests.

At a meeting in the village hall, activists shared memories and memorabilia and honoured the peace campers and the campaigners who are no longer with us.

The US air force left the base in 1994. It is now a business park.