Silloth is one of the finest examples of a Victorian seaside resort in the North of England. Tourism is a major economic player, with dozens of large and small caravan parks located within 10 miles of the town centre. The town’s largest annual event is the award winning Solfest music festival.
Small wonder then that Silloth says NO to the government plan for a nuclear dump under this land
Resolution passed by Silloth Town Council 4th Sept 2012
SILLOTH TOWN COUNCIL REQUEST ALLERDALE BOROUGH COUNCIL EXECUTIVE AND
CUMBRIA COUNTY COUNCIL CABINET TO WITHDRAW THEIR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST IN
SITING A NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY IN ALLERDALE AT THEIR SCHEDULED MEETINGS
OF THE 11 OCTOBER 2012.
WE HAVE NO CONFIDENCE IN THE RIGHT OF WITHDRAWAL AT FUTURE STAGES IN THE
WE BELIEVE THAT THE GEOLOGY OF THE SOLWAY PLAIN IS NOT SUITABLE FOR SUCH
IT APPEARS TO US THAT THERE IS OVERWHELMING SUPPORT FOR OUR POSITION IN
THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE AND IN OTHER PARISHES ON THE PLAIN AS WELL AS IN
THE SOLWAY COAST AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY.
PLEASE DO NOT EXPOSE OUR PEOPLE TO FURTHER RISK AND WORRY BY CONTINUING.