Sellafield Springwatch – Roe Deer and Other Animals

  Springwatch Sellafield Style. Sellafield have enticed with new woodland, trapped with new fences, killed with the blessing of Cumbria Wildlife Trust and "harvested" tissue from increasingly threatened native roe deer.   Wednesday 23rd from 1.00pm  is an Open invitation to meet outside the Sellafield Calder Gates (head to Seascale and the lane to Calder …

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30th April, Government Committee Comes to Workington to teach Cumbrians to suck eggs

  .....or in this case heat generating nuclear wastes.   The plan we were told  was for one mega dump "as big as the City of Carlisle." Cumbria said No to that plan on 30th January 2013.  It is worth bearing in mind that the area of the City of Carlisle includes much of rural …

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Sir Tony Cunningham writes to DECC: Why have Lillyhall Landfill operators not been prosecuted?

  Letter from Sir Tony Cunningham MP for Workington following over 100 letters from constituents.       "Thank you for your letter dated 26th march together with letters from constituents and visitors to Workington regarding the non prosecution of landfill operators FCC following the prosecution of Sellafield for "illegally dumping three bags of low …

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DEER AND CHILDREN – SELLAFIELD’s SACRIFICIAL CANARIES?

  DEER AND CHILDREN -  SELLAFIELD's SACRIFICIAL CANARIES? Radiation Free Lakeland have just learned that one of the options for the Sellafield Deer trapped within the newly enlarged security fences is to retain the deer on site as: “excellent bio-indicators and sentinels of environmental contamination. Because of their extremely rapid and efficient deposition of minerals in …

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Sellafield’s Radioactive Pollution from The Irish Sea to The Arctic – Omnicide knows no bounds between wildlife and humans.

  Yesterday at Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s Irish Sea Conference, Radiation Free Lakeland handed out over 100 leaflets to delegates.  The venue was the beautiful Netherwood Hotel in Grange over Sands.  The  front door looks out on to Morecambe Bay and Heysham Nuclear plant ( see photo above ). From Heysham spent fuel trundles across the train …

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Letter to the European Commission Opposing Nuclear Subsidies for Hinkley

  Below is Radiation Free Lakeland's letter to the European Commission's call for responses to state aid for Hinkley. Please email your opposition by  TODAY 7th April to: stateaidgreffe@ec.europa.eu   Dear European Commission, Radiation Free Lakeland STRONGLY oppose subsidies for new nuclear build at Hinkley in Somerset and elsewhere in the UK. The Commission will …

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Don’t mention the ‘N’ word at Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s Irish Sea Conference

  TOMORROW DEMO OUTSIDE IRISH SEA CONFERENCE - 8th April from 8.30am to 9.30am at the Netherwood Hotel, Grange over Sands. Cumbria Wildlife Trust are about to pull off a magnificent sleight of hand at tomorrow's Irish Sea conference. Despite the Irish Sea being the most radioactively polluted in the world with plans to increase …

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