Hundreds of £Millions Already Spent on Moorside #Boycott Toshiba!

We went along to the Moorside smoke and mirrors CONsultation today.    NuGen's Stephen Bray told us that the consultation is "not about whether the new build will go ahead"  as that has already been decided by the government and the people of Cumbria who "invited"  nuclear developers.  We replied that there was no "invitation" to …

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Trains and Boats and Planes are Bringing Nuclear Waste to My Home..

http://youtu.be/4d7elcWzYYE The Cumbrian Version of Trains and Boats and Planes by artist Kevin Carr Trains and Boats and Planes Are Bringing Nuclear Waste to My Home They're Dumping Things  On Land and Sea Destroying My Marrow Bone. Brains and Throats and Veins  Are All the Organs That Are Wasting Away Chemotherapy's No Remedy For the …

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Carlisle’s Radioactive Airfreight – What are Councillors told?

  Dear Councillor. We are writing to you again regarding your decision to pass the extension of Carlisle Airport earlier this week. What information have councillors received regarding radioactive cargo from Carlisle? Carlisle Airport is licensed to carry radioactive freight. Radiation Free Lakeland have yesterday put in a Freedom of Information request to the NDA …

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Good Day to Bury Bad News: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…Make Room for Nuclear

A good day to bury bad news? On Friday 8th March Sellafield will be sentenced for dumping low and intermediate level waste into Lillyhall landfill. Earlier this month Sellafield stood at Workington Magistrates Court accused of sending radioactive waste to landfill at Lillyhall. They pleaded guilty. The magistrate deemed the offence so serious that the …

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Notes from the “call in” meeting in Carlisle 19th Feb

Excellent write up from The 'call in' meeting. These handwritten notes have been made by Fiona of 3 Weeks to Save the Lakes http://www.itv.com/news/border/story/2013-02-19/nuclear-waste-repository/ Please note- this is all paraphrased not quotes and is based on notes taken at the time- I don't do shorthand, I couldn't get every point. Intro: 3 councillors had made …

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No means NO!!

STOP PRESS..... A unanimous vote of confidence in the Cabinet decision Despite the best efforts of a smear campaign which originated from Sellafields's press officer and is directed at opponents of the nuclear dump... the Economy and Environment Group have unanimously voted to uphold the Cabinet's reasoned and logical No to going any further along …

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Eddie Martin’s Speech to Cabinet on 30th January

‘As Community Leaders we councillors must quite frequently make difficult, sometimes lonely, and occasionally quite courageous decisions. Such decisions are unlikely to please everyone! Making a courageous decision often comes, of course, with a high price. On the upside, that courageous decision usually proves to be the right one, even if it takes years for …

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Axe Hinkley C Call After Cumbria Decision

http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/photos/january_2013/nuclear_waste_demonstrators/view/gallery_319816.Nuclear_waste_demonstrators/ Below is a press release from Stop Hinkley who have been opposing the plans for new nuclear build in Somerset. Members of Southwest Against Nuclear attended the demo in Cumbria to show solidarity in our determination to stop dangerous new nuclear build and dangerous new nuclear waste. PRESS RELEASE, 31/1/13 Axe Hinkley C call …

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Tomorrow – Ditch the Dump !

DITCH THE DUMP - DEMO outside The Courts, Carlisle Tomorrow 30th at 9am - let the County Councillors know we support their STRONG OPPOSITION to the DUMP! We Support a NO to going any further along this toxic plan. Bring banners - make a noise - make our presence felt - we are not a …

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MAKE 30th JAN – DITCH THE DUMP DAY

30th January is Ditch the Dump Day! It is important to put in a request to Speak to Cabinet on the 30th Jan as soon as possible. The meetings of the Executives of Copeland and Allerdale Borough Council and the County Council Cabinet are taking place on 30th Jan at different places, the same time …

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