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February 2021

February 2021

Devon walker finds unexploded ordnance (UXO)

A walker finds a World War Two-era grenade on Woodbury Common near Exeter. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attended the scene and removed the item for safe disposal. See article: https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/devon-walker-picks-up-unexploded-5036329

Unexploded ordnance (UXO) discovered on East Lothian beach

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attended a beach north of Muirfield Golf Course, Gullane after discovery of a suspected WW2 mortar round. See article: https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/bomb-squad-called-east-lothian-23544350

Discovery of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Glossop moorland

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team carried out a controlled explosion at the scene. See article: https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/uk-news/police-warning-after-discovery-unexploded-19884488

Beachcomber from Cornwall must return mine

A beachcomber from Cornwall has told how his dream of owning a mine was dashed when the navy came to reclaim the device. See article: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/beachcomber-from-cornwall-loses-his-mine-to-royal-navy-killjoys-6d08tghmf

EOD team attend after unexploded shell found on Norfolk beach

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team were called in after a member of the public spotted the unexploded ordnance (UXO) on the beach at Walcott. See article: https://www.edp24.co.uk/news/unexploded-shell-found-at-walcott-beach-7326994

Metal detectorist finds grenade in field outside Amersham

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team was mobilised and the item was safely destroyed at the scene. See article: https://www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/news/19089602.live-grenade-found-field-outside-amersham-blown-bomb-squad/

Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) dredged from seabed off the east coast

A lifeboat crew took Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team to dredger after two unexploded wartime shells were brought up from the seabed. See article: https://www.edp24.co.uk/news/unexploded-wartime-shells-dredged-lowestoft-7324770

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