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Fitness App Strava shows Corsham Computer Centre layout

Fitness App Strava hit the headlines yesterday due to its latest “heat map” which showed information from top secret bases around the world and now it seems it may have inadvertently disclosed the layout of Britains top-secret Corsham Computer Centre or CCC. Corsham Computer Centre is the hub for communicating with the Royal Navy’s fleet of nuclear submarines. Officially it processes data in support of the Royal Navy but many believe it is the place where launch codes would be sent from so understandably it’s inner sanctum is a heavily guarded secret. That is until staff who work there, ranging from IT Administrators through to high ranking Navy staff, accidentally shared the data […]

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Flying A Services Seek Greenham Common GAMA Usage Via the Back Door

Following refusals for change of use at the GAMA (GLCM Alert and Maintenance Area) site at the former RAF Greenham Common it has been brought to our attention that Flying A Services Ltd are applying for a certificate of lawfulness based on the fact that they have used all the buildings for storage since 2003. There are however some problems with this. After inspecting the documents supplied to West Berkshire Council in the form of Statutory Decelerations from a few people quoting “informal” arrangements to store items at GAMA it is clear that this is simply untrue. Whilst Mr Arnold of Flying A Services has clearly managed to get some […]