Supporters of the Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign and Yorkshire Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) gathered at the main gates of Menwith Hill on 30th April 2021 to mark the International Day of Action Against Foreign Military Bases.

Source: Privacy International. 8th January 2021

Bob Cryer MP campaigned for transparency at Menwith Hill. A memorial tree was planted in his memory.

Former Labour MP Ann Cryer has said she is “very upset” at plans to remove a memorial tree dedicated to her late husband at an entrance of RAF Menwith Hill in Nidderdale.

Bob Cryer, who was the Labour MP for Bradford South, died in a car accident in 1994.

The Prince of Wales has spent the day visiting RAF Menwith Hill in North Yorkshire.

The last date for comments on the new (to be 38th) radome was originally 6 July.  However Harrogate Borough Council queried the height of the new radome in August and asked for more details - the new radome will be very high and to the northeast of existing radomes.

Campaigners have recently lodged objections about a proposed development of the Main gate area. 

Subject: New planning app made for Menwith Hill

A planning application for a 34th radome has been passed by Harrogate Borough Council.  Some comments (objections) were lodged.  Only comments on so-called ‘environmental’ grounds are considered.  The grave threats Menwith Hill presents to our environment and to our survival within it were not up