EAST LANCASHIRE Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament will hold its AGM in Colne on Friday.

The non-violent protest group, which calls for nuclear weapons to be banned, meets at the Colne Open Door Centre in Great George Street from 7pm.

Secretary Joan West said the group’s priority continues to be the scrapping of the Trident programme.

She said: “Millions are being unnecessarily spent on these weapons of mass destruction at a time when austerity measures are biting hard.”

Also on the agenda will be details of the group’s programme of events for 2013, including the commemoration of the Chernobyl disaster in April, and setting up an information stall at the May Day Rally in Burnley.