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HMS Grimsby

Boom! We’ve been busy this week clearing mines left over from D-day in Seine Bay with our friends from NATO #HMSGrimsby

Army called after unexploded WW2 shell found in village near Ilkley

Police have released photos of an old wartime mortar shell that was found in a rural Yorkshire village. Army bomb disposal experts from the Royal Logistics Corps were called to Addingham, near Ilkley, yesterday to make the device safe. The ordnance was suspected to be a World War Two...

HMS Grimsby clears left overs from D-Day landings

Minehunter HMS Grimsby joined NATO allies in the Seine Bay for her second spell of searching for unexploded bombs and mines from World War 2 in a month, say the Royal Navy. HMS Grimsby is currently assigned to NATO’s Mine Countermeasures Group 1 alongside flagship FGS Donau, BNS Bellis,...

75 Years since last V1 bomb attack on Britain

The 29th of March marked 75 Years since the last V1 bomb attack on Britain, during World War Two (1939-1945). The attacks with the unmanned bomb began on 13 June 1944, in retaliation for the successful Allied landings in Europe on D-Day.

Controlled Explosion for UXO Found on Southsea Beach

An unexploded device has been detonated after it washed up on a south coast beach. The Royal Navy’s bomb disposal squad was dispatched to blow up the shell and some flares which were found on Southsea beach in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Acclaim Accreditation

6 Alpha Associates has just been awarded the Acclaim Accreditation Certificate for SSIP health and safety accreditation.

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6 Alpha Associates are pleased to announce we have just been accredited as a Constructionline Gold Member.

Bomb scare in Derby street triggers evacuation of homes

Homes in a Derby suburb were evacuated on Sunday when a suspected unexploded bomb was discovered in a garden. The device, referred to by police as a “suspected piece of old ordnance” was found at around 3.30pm in Barrett Street, Alvaston. Police set up a 100 metre cordon around...

Second World War bomb blown up at Yellowcraig beach

A SECOND World War bomb was found on a beach in East Lothian today (Saturday). The unexploded bomb was discovered on the beach at Yellowcraig, near to North Berwick West Links. Police cordoned off the area and the bomb was destroyed with a controlled explosion. A police spokesperson said:...

Bristol WWII bomb blown up on playing fields

A World War Two bomb found during building work has been destroyed in a controlled explosion on a school playing field. Steve Tinker, 64, discovered the Italian Brixia mortar bomb on Saturday when he was clearing up following building work. It is thought the bomb was brought to the...

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