Tablets for Radioactive Iodine? Yes But What About ALL the Other 60 Nuclides Released from Submarine Nuclear Accident??

A submarine launch at Barrow-in-Furness (Photo: BAE / MOD handout) Following revelations in freedom of information requests to Declassified UK records show 97,430 stable iodine tablets were pre-issued to people in Plymouth, Portland and Barrow-in-Furness from 2016-21 to protect them from radiation. Kate Hudson, general secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), said: “The …

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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons: Barrow-in-Furness 26th September

An Invitation from CND - especially relevant for Barrow - the home of Trident and the next generation of nuclear weapons of mass destruction - isn't it time for a change of direction? Fairtrade Town - Trident Town As part of a national day of protest, join South Lakeland and Lancaster District CND and others in …

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Excellent Briefing from Close Capenhurst Campaign including Barrow and Sellafield

The Issue Briefing below is courtesy of Close Capenhurst Campaign Illustrated with a page from the ongoing comic book "Wastwater Chronicles' Issue Briefings – Barrow & Rising Tides While much of our campaigning work concentrates upon a couple of plants, and nukiller waste, we should never forget the wider issues which we all face. Thus …

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The Guardian Fails to Highlight the Continued Construction of Nuclear Submarines in Barrow throughout the ‘lockdown’

Followers of Radiation Free Lakeland will know that we have been trying to stop the continued operations of so called "essential" nuclear construction - including the ongoing build of nuclear submarines at Barrow. Of course we would do this notwithstanding COVID19. But we naively assumed that during the 'Lockdown' for the rest of the country …

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No Lockdown for Nuclear Construction Projects – Trident, Sellafield, Hinkley C

While the country is locked down to protect us from Covid19, the government's nuclear projects continue. These include construction of nuclear submarines, construction on the Sellafield site (new gas plant and more) and the continued construction of Hinkley C. If Moorside had not been scrapped there would be an influx of thousands of workers ensconced …

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Enriching Uranium – 50 year Nukiller Anniversary at Capenhurst in Cheshire

Close Capenhurst 4th MARCH - WEDNESDAY AT 2pm - OUTSIDE CAPENHURST URENCO URANIUM ENRICHMENT PLANT. Please Join Groups who are opposing the beginning of the Nukiller Fuel Cycle - Enriched Uranium is the start of the military/civil nuclear industrial complex . This is why the Doomsday Clock was conceived - because of the nuclear industry. …

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Events in Cumbria for Hiroshima Day on Monday 6th August

"Fair Trade" Barrow,  Home to Trident (note this photo is not a spoof! It is real).   Sellafield where once there was a farm where baby booties where made - then bombs were birthed. Wastwater - millions of gallons of freshwater daily are abstracted from here to cool the nuclear wastes which make the bombs. …

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Barrow-built submarine dragged fishing crew across Irish Sea

The Evening Mail has reported on the Marine Accident Investigation Branch's findings on the incredible incident in April 2015 when a submarine (likely to be carrying nuclear warheads) dragged a fishing boat across the Irish Sea.  Why isn't this headline news across the UK we wonder? From the Evening Mail - 14 October 2016 7:59AM …

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Guest Blog from Action Atomic Weapons Eradication

Now's the time to take action against Trident replacement Trident is one of those campaigning issues that can sometimes feel just a bit too big; our politicians seem intent on holding onto their WMD's, and there doesn't seem to be very much we can do to stop them. However, I'm convinced, in the few years …

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