Article in Taz – Atomkraft in Nordwestern Englands

Article in German National Press - Taz by Daniel Zylbersztajn  21. 4. 17 (translation not perfect - with help of google and others!) Nuclear power in North West England In the shadow of Radiation In the home country of the British nuclear industry doubts about nuclear power are unpopular. Nuclear power opponents still do not …

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Beware of the Bull on World Cancer Day

It was World Cancer Day yesterday.  Supporters of a Radiation Free Lakeland went along to Workington to collect signatures on a letter to the director of Public Health in Cumbria.  The letter asked Colin Cox for a reply to the hundreds of letters already written questioning the government's assertion that the influx of construction workers …

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“No if’s, No buts” …..

Recent Headlines Jeremy Corbyn Backs Moorside Nuclear Plant Planned For Copeland Key issue for by-election Paul Waugh Executive Editor, Politics, HuffingtonPost UK Danny Lawson/PA Wire Copeland Labour hopeful Gillian Troughton supports the nuclear industry   "No ifs, no buts" Jeremy Corbyn has finally given his personal backing to a new nuclear power plant in Cumbria …

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Moorside – a Diabolic Plan – Come on …RESIST

Recently I was asked for maps of the Moorside site - here a satellite map indicates the overall view.  From Sellafield the Moorside site would stretch to Beckermet , Braystones and Calderbridge and include the flood plain of the River Ehen.  The near proximity to the jewel in the crown of the Lake District- Wastwater …

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REVIEW OF 2016 – RADIATION FREE LAKELAND

Review of the year – Radiation Free Lakeland. An observation…..while activist and NGO attention has been (deliberately?) ratcheted up and focussed on fracking the nuclear industry has been lining up its myriad ducks from the South of England to Wales to Cumbria with a view to poisoning our water, land, sea and our DNA.. People …

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Panorama Tonight at 8.30: Sellafield

Radiation Free Lakeland are no lovers of the BBC's recent coverage of nuclear issues...so we were extremely guarded when approached by Panorama.  Following reassurance that this would be an "expose"  we have contributed to the programme with documents leaked to us by brave whistleblowers.    We hope against hope that the programme will do what it …

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LOCK THE GATE ON DRIGG – STOP THE OPEN DOOR POLICY TO NUCLEAR WASTE

PLEASE keep signing and sharing the petition which was ignored by Cumbria County Council. The petition is now over 2000 and rising.   Cumbria's  Open Door policy to ever more (and ever more dangerous) nuclear wastes arriving at Drigg must be challenged. TO: CUMBRIA COUNTY COUNCIL On 15th July 2016 in Kendal a small committee …

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Guest Blog: Map Reading and Madness at the Drigg Nuclear Waste Dump

Many thanks to Sam for this eyeopening Guest Blog..... Map Reading and Madness at the Drigg Nuclear Waste Dump Guest Blog by Sam - the newest member of Radiation Free Lakeland When you get off the train at Drigg you can’t miss the waste dump.   The fence runs right along by the platform and then …

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Nuclear is Renewable… and Pigs Can Fly!

The nuclear industry which is pushing for "the biggest nuclear development in Europe" here in Cumbria has been busy over the last decade rebranding itself as "renewable."  This lie is now being swallowed whole,  by people who should know better.  The renewable energy conference in Glasgow takes place on the 4th May and (with breathtaking …

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Remember Fukushima / Stop Moorside Vigil

Please come along and join us on the 5th anniversary of the ongoing Fukushima disaster. We will be in Whitehaven for a vigil and events to Remember Fukushima and Stop Moorside.  We will be at the Harbour near The Beacon from 12pm till 2 ish on March 11th Join us to hear a short message …

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