Press cuttings

Scope and Content

Chronological summary of key press cuttings and main events covered:

2000

Continued interest in Greenham Common's redevelopment as a business park, and its 'return to the people'.

*Feature article titled 'There's more power in female protest' investigating women protests and in particular mother's protests, by Yvonne Roberts. Quotes Jill Liddington.(21 Mar).

*Feature article titled 'How the women of Wales fought for peace', including interviews with Jill Evans and Jean Hutchinson (27 May).

Articles on a memorial for Helen Thomas [died 1989 when hit by a police horse box on the road outside Greenham Common Peace Camp], including suggestions on a sculpture park, and a general Greenham Common Peace Camp memorial.

*Report that the memorial garden is being built and the protest women will be leaving the Greenham Common camp (31 Aug).

*Feature supplement titled 'Coming off the fence' by Robert Sandall, charting the history of the Greenham Common women's peace camp. Interviews with Helen John, Evelyn Parker, Lesley McIntyre, Allison Leverton, Rebecca Johnson, Cynthia Cockburn, Alison Vernon-Smith and Rosy Bremer (circa. Sep).

Articles on the imminent end of the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp after 19 years.

Most of the cuttings that follow are a large collection of articles on the closure of the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp and the leaving of the protestors (5 Sep). Featuring many of the women listed above, significantly Sarah Hipperson, and charting the history of the camp, plus evaluation of their successes and legacy.

Various letters printed in the press in response to the Greenham Common Women's Peace camp closure.

*Article on Thatcham Town Council's rejection of sculpture park memorial proposal (14 Sep).

*Article on the unveiling of the sculpture park memorial proposal by the Greenham Common Peace Women and mentioning Helen Thomas (circa. Sep).

2001

*Cutting on Arthur Scargill's support for the Greenham Common Peace Women (13 Sep).

*Cutting on the sculpture park memorial and it's approval by West Berkshire Council, mentions Helen Thomas (13 Sep).

2002

A series of articles on the appeal fund to raise the money needed to build the sculpture park.

Tributes to Joan Hayman, veteran Greenham Common Peace Protestor, who died in 2002.

*Article on the work started to build the memorial garden (10 Oct).

2003

Continued attempts to raise the public profile of the campaign to fund the building of the memorial garden.

2005

Articles on the reuniting of the peace women at Greenham Common, to launch the publication of Sarah Hipperson's book 'Greenham: Non-violent women v The Crown Prerogative' (23 June).

2000

Continued interest in Greenham Common's redevelopment as a business park, and its 'return to the people'.

*Feature article titled 'There's more power in female protest' investigating women protests and in particular mother's protests, by Yvonne Roberts. Quotes Jill Liddington.(21 Mar).

*Feature article titled 'How the women of Wales fought for peace', including interviews with Jill Evans and Jean Hutchinson (27 May).

Articles on a memorial for Helen Thomas [died 1989 when hit by a police horse box on the road outside Greenham Common Peace Camp], including suggestions on a sculpture park, and a general Greenham Common Peace Camp memorial.

*Report that the memorial garden is being built and the protest women will be leaving the Greenham Common camp (31 Aug).

*Feature supplement titled 'Coming off the fence' by Robert Sandall, charting the history of the Greenham Common women's peace camp. Interviews with Helen John, Evelyn Parker, Lesley McIntyre, Allison Leverton, Rebecca Johnson, Cynthia Cockburn, Alison Vernon-Smith and Rosy Bremer (circa. Sep).

Articles on the imminent end of the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp after 19 years.

Most of the cuttings that follow are a large collection of articles on the closure of the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp and the leaving of the protestors (5 Sep). Featuring many of the women listed above, significantly Sarah Hipperson, and charting the history of the camp, plus evaluation of their successes and legacy.

Various letters printed in the press in response to the Greenham Common Women's Peace camp closure.

*Article on Thatcham Town Council's rejection of sculpture park memorial proposal (14 Sep).

*Article on the unveiling of the sculpture park memorial proposal by the Greenham Common Peace Women and mentioning Helen Thomas (circa. Sep).

2001

*Cutting on Arthur Scargill's support for the Greenham Common Peace Women (13 Sep).

*Cutting on the sculpture park memorial and it's approval by West Berkshire Council, mentions Helen Thomas (13 Sep).

2002

A series of articles on the appeal fund to raise the money needed to build the sculpture park.

Tributes to Joan Hayman, veteran Greenham Common Peace Protestor, who died in 2002.

*Article on the work started to build the memorial garden (10 Oct).

2003

Continued attempts to raise the public profile of the campaign to fund the building of the memorial garden.

2005

Articles on the reuniting of the peace women at Greenham Common, to launch the publication of Sarah Hipperson's book 'Greenham: Non-violent women v The Crown Prerogative' (23 June).