Madness Continues…Another Government Committee to “Implement Geological Disposal”

Radiation Free Lakeland are not the only ones asking: Who are RWM? Following the successful fight against  NIREX in the 90s and against MRWS  in 2013 , the latest incarnation is RWM - Radioactive Waste Management. We assume that RWM  have done their homework and understand that there is no safe "Geological Disposal Facility" (GDF) anywhere in the world. …

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Cumbria Tourism Shamed over Keekle Inquiry

Wildflowers and Grasses at Keekle Head Last Tues Roy St Pierre from Lancashire travelled for 3 hours by train and bike to Kendal. Roy came to Kendal to voice his strong opposition to the plan for the UK's first purpose build landfill site for nuclear wastes. The plan is to dump higher activity low level …

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What Part of NO Don’t You Understand?

The decision by Cabinet has been "called in" by 3 Copeland councillors. That means that the Economy & Environment Group will 'scrutinise' the Cabinet's decision and either agree with it or ask that the Cabinet take a revote. It has been suggested that Copeland was always expected to call in the decision if the Cabinet …

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Weak Kneed Acquiescence of Cumbria Tourism

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/sep/23/gardeners-question-time-conflict-interests Eric Robson's heart and bankbook are on message with the government agenda for geological dumping of nuclear wastes. His company Osprey Communications has provided the propaganda to underplay and normalise the plan. A recent letter to Baroness Verma sets out Cumbria Tourism's weak kneed acquiescent 'neutrality' until a "most promising site" at Stage 4 …

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Cumbria Tourism – Must Oppose the Dump!

Correspondence between Cumbria Tourism and Radiation Free Lakeland All our futures including the Norwegians and the Irish depend on the Sellafield wastes being looked after safely. Key to this is Cumbria Tourism stepping up to the mark and saying No to the dump. For Cumbria's sake do it! From: "Ian Stephens" Subject: RE: Cumbria Tourism …

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Letters and more Letters opposing the nuke dump – we are no longer oblivious!

Letter in yesterday's Westmorland Gazette Dear Editor Last weeks letter from the Sellafield Workers Campaign claims that Radiation Free Lakeland “are not opposed to a geological dump”. We are opposed to a geological dump. We are opposed not just in Cumbria but anywhere. Yes we agree with the findings of Nirex and Professors Smythe and …

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Other Side of The Lakes – A Nuclear Dump?

Why are the movers and shakers in Cumbria still faffing about trying to please government by going along with this insane plan for a nuclear dump ? Letter below to West Cumbria Tourism Dear West Cumbria Tourism, As a wildlife artist I agree wholeheartedly with your marketing team that the Western Lake District is a …

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BBC – Cumbria’s Nuclear Future

Extracts from the BBC1 programme aired on 8th Oct. "In the New Year, councillors in Cumbria will decide whether to reject the option of building the store under the beautiful local countryside - or whether to agree to more work to find a geologically suitable site. No other region in Britain is now volunteering for …

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Shepherds Meet says NO to NUKE DUMP

Yesterday a unique to the Lake District beermat was launched at Wasdale Show. There has been a “Shepherds Meet” at Wasdale Head for over 100 years. A spokesperson for Radiation Free Lakeland said "my family were farmers in the area and came to the shepherds meet along with other farmers from lakeland valleys who walked …

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Nuclear Dump would be ‘DISASTROUS’ for Tourism

The following is from West Cumbria and North Lakes Friends of the Earth..... it speaks for itself! PRESS RELEASE August 21st 2012 Nuclear dump would be 'disastrous' for tourism Campaigners against West Cumbria 'volunteering' to host a nuclear dump say it would be disastrous for the National Park's image and tourist industry. They have conducted …

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