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Congratulations to Ben

Congratulations to Ben Wilkinson who has recently been appointed as Director of Land Operations at 6 Alpha Associates.

WWII UXO found on a Cornish beach

Found on the beach at Hayle, close to the Sandy Acres campsite. The item is believed to be a mortar. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team will carry out safe disposal of the item. See article: https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/unexploded-second-world-war-mortar-4877970

Suspected Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) found in Hyde

No controlled explosion was required at the scene. The item has been removed by an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team. See article: https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/breaking-bomb-squad-hyde-live-19588686

Unexploded hand grenade pulled from River Thames

Reading magnet fisherman pulls unexploded hand grenade from River Thames. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team attended and removed the item. See article: https://www.getreading.co.uk/news/reading-berkshire-news/reading-magnet-fisherman-reveals-extraordinary-19598179

Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) found off the coast of Chalkwell beach

Further UXO items discovered on a beach near Southend-On-Sea, following items found before Christmas by local bait diggers. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attended and the removed items. See article: https://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/18986844.bombs-ordnance-found-chalkwell-beach-southend/

Portsmouth Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) on Christmas Day

The beaches at Eastney and Hayling were cleared and a controlled explosion was carried out by an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team after the discovery of UXO item. See article: https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/people/emergency-services-portsmouth-called-unexploded-bomb-christmas-day-3078931

Damage to the wheelhouse of fishing vessel

Damage to the wheelhouse of fishing vessel after inadvertent detonation of WWII UXO. See more: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/preliminary-assessment-galwad-y-mor/explosion-resulting-in-damage-to-fishing-vessel-galwad-y-mor?fbclid=IwAR1jOucpCyA2n02XcoGEZbMSfhpZZGX6tk0Xf9EdPnVEfc8y8xGvG2NtQsk

Magnet fisherman pulls 19 hand grenades from River Tame

The man was using a magnet device in the River Tame near Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. The items were taken away and disposed of by an Explosive Ordnance Disposal team. See article: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/birmingham-river-grenades-found-bomb-disposal-b1777636.html

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