[cryptome] Re: capenhurst tower

  • From: Daniel Watson <is0explore@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:09:27 +0000

Just up the road from me that site, been there a few times with a Geiger
counter to see how BNFL are doing at keeping all their isotopes under
control now the site is used for fuel re-processing. They were quick and
keen to knock that tower down once the story broke...
D.

On 23 November 2014 at 16:55, doug <douglasrankine2001@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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> Hi Shaun,
> Your right...it is getting on a bit... :-).  Reminds me of the ABC case
> during the time of Harold Wilson...I think it was, way back in the
> 1960's.   Duncan Campbell and two others got prosecuted under the Official
> Secrets Act for revealing the function of those high towers which covered
> the country at the time.  Although the "secrets" about the towers being
> used as part of the secret communications system in the event of nuclear
> war, was common knowledge, and had been published all over the place, they
> still got found guilty.  I think their sentences were reduced on appeal.
> There's good ole British justice for you... :-).
> ATB
> Dougie.
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> On 23/11/14 00:12, Shaun O'Connor wrote:
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> quite an old story but historically significant .
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> http://www.lamont.me.uk/capenhurst/original.html
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