Hiroshima Day in Cumbria

Hiroshima Day 2018 - Barrow BAE Trident Shipyard Hiroshima Day 2018 - Outside Sellafield Remembering Hiroshima - at Wastwater (used to cool nuclear wastes) Yesterday Radiation Free Lakeland felt humbled to take part in CNDs impressive and inspirational commemoration of the terrible nuclear crime inflicted on Hiroshima. The nuclear industry was birthed to make plutonium …

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Letter to Greg Clark – There is Not Enough Fresh Water for New Nuclear, Stop Now.

The plans for Moorside are unravelling but we have to make sure.   The following letter has been sent to Greg Clark MP,  Please do use this as a template to urge him to scrap all new nuclear build.  It is beyond time. Email:  enquiries@beis.gov.uk To the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP Secretary of State Department …

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“The National Park is Not the Right Place!” This leaves the Door Open by Suggesting there IS a Right Place for HOT Nuclear Wastes Under Cumbria

The article below was published by Open Democracy in 2013.  At that time Friends of the Lake District were conspicuous by their determined absence during the long hard  campaign to stop "Steps Towards Geological Disposal" from 2008 to 2013.  . Now in 2018, we really hope FoLD campaign to stop a nuclear dump ANYwhere under …

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Westinghouse in the US – this is the same company runs Springfields slap bang in the middle of Cuadrilla’s fracking operations.

There has been a virtual media black out on this in the US.  Similarly here in the UK Westinghouse enjoys a cloak of secrecy over its operations so much so that many of those opposing fracking on the Fylde are unaware that the UKS nuclear fuel manufacturing plant (the first in the world) is slap …

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Listen to the Dolphin – Not the Cumbria Chamber of Commerce!

This is what the Dolphin says: "New Nuclear? Construction 2 Catastrophe, You Pay! This is what the CEO of Cumbria's Chamber of Commerce says: " “The trick here is that they are, effectively, transferring risk from the private sector developer to the consumer" Rob Johnston, Chief Executive of Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, Nuclear Sector Deal …

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Enriching the Future with Uranium? No Thanks!

Look what was happening this sunday in leafy Cheshire!  Who knew?? The STOP URENCO Declaration was read out by dedicated folk who would hesitate to call themselves Protectors.  That is what they are though in a BIG way.  They made the journey to Capenhurst in Cheshire to remind us all that enough is enough of …

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“Let them Burn Plutonium! ” ???

This Telegraph article , and similar in other media suggests that plutonium is classified as a waste.  It is'nt, It SHOULD be, but it isn't. This is what the NDA say about nuclear waste:  "If it is assumed that the baseline inventory, as set out in the Managing Radioactive Waste White Paper (but excluding plutonium …

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The Beautiful Game? EXPORT OF URANIUM PRODUCTS TO RUSSIA FROM PRESTON “IS IMPORTANT” to the UK.

The following has been sent to investigative journalists (too busy) and national press (studiously ignored) .  This Ball is WAY Too Hot to Handle? The Beautiful Nuclear Game? Uranium Hexaflouride arriving at the Springfields Nuclear Fuel Plant May 10th 2018 Most people have heard of the battle to stop fracking in Lancashire, but just what …

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GEOLOGICAL DUMP: “NO NEED, JUST A POLICY DESIRE”

Radiation Free Lakeland oppose the policy and push towards "Geological Disposal." There is and can be no SITE X ...not anywhere.  The technology does not exist to contain radioactive waste deep underground.   But the UK government needs to be seen to have a "final solution" plan in order to facilitate making much more dangerous …

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EVENTS TO PROTEST URANIUM PROCESSING AND TRANSPORTING

Our friends at Close Capenhurst have two events coming up to protest the continued obscenity of uranium processing by URENCO in the UK, Cheshire and the transporting of uranium 'products' by Direct Rail Services.  These uranium products including nuclear fuel and nuclear wastes (spent fuel)  criss cross the UK on our roads and railways through …

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