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Unexploded Flares on Brean Beach

Unexploded Flares on Brean Beach

15/06/2015

An unexploded flare has been found on the beach at Brean, Somerset for the fourth time this year and the second time in less than a week. The Time Expired Pyrotechnic (TEP) was several years out of date and had to be removed by a trained team from the Burnham Coastguard.   Last week, a similar...

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WWII Hand Grenade found on Greenwich Foreshore

WWII Hand Grenade found on Greenwich Foreshore

15/06/2015

A WWII hand grenade found on the foreshore of the River Thames at Greenwich was destroyed in a controlled explosion yesterday evening. A Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team detonated the item in situ after it was uncovered by a mudlarker collecting objects washed up on the shore.   There is ...

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Unexploded Bombs in Staines Reservoir?

Unexploded Bombs in Staines Reservoir?

12/06/2015

Thames Water are coming under fire for posting an alarming sign on the gates of a recently-drained reservoir at Staines-upon-Thames. The sign reads: ‘Significant Risk of Unexploded WWII Bombs!’ Unsurprisingly, the locals are somewhat miffed by the incendiary warning, particularly given t...

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Phosphorus Bomb Found on Scottish Shore

Phosphorus Bomb Found on Scottish Shore

11/06/2015

A phosphorus-filled bomblet from WWII has been washed up on the shore of Loch Ryan at Kirkcolm near Stranraer. Described as being 6-8 inches in length and 2 inches in diameter, it is not the first item of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) to be found in the area.   Kirkcolm was the site of a WWII seap...

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Controlled explosion for 3-inch mortar found at Bembridge zeticauxo.com/controlled-exp… #UXO #EOD @islandecho pic.twitter.com/N8xRfObopZ

(tweeted 12th April 2021)

Unexploded Ordnance finds at West Sussex beauty spots over long weekend zeticauxo.com/uxo-finds-by-p… #UXO #EOD

https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1379336563897819137

(tweeted 6th April 2021)