WE DID IT (MAYBE?) DID WE JUST STOP MOORSIDE?

THANKS TO ALL YOU LOVELY FOLK who have campaigned tirelessly to raise the alarm about the diabolic plan for 3 reactors on greenfields near to Sellafield. The Guardian and other press have reported today that: "“Toshiba recognises that the economically rational decision is to withdraw from the UK nuclear power plant construction project, and has …

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How to Get Shot of Nuclear Wastes?

  The planned incinerator at Carlisle does not give any indication where the waste would be coming from.  Radiation Free Lakeland have written a letter of objection.   The door is wide open to a tsunami of radioactive waste being incinerated.  The private operators and even the regulators can get away with saying ' what …

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Magnox Fuel Made in Preston – “Cleaned Up” by the Firth of Clyde.

This Photograph of Hunterston A is by amazing photographer David Autumns who tells us that from this point if you turn left through 90 degrees over the Sea you overlook the Isle of Arran, the largest island in the Firth of Clyde Hunterston A is located on a promontory of the Ayrshire coast 30 miles …

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Dr Chris Busby’s False Arrest and that report of “Sellafield Radioactive Mud”

    Last Thursday Dr Chris Busby - one of the few UK scientists challenging the nuclear civil/military industry was falsely arrested and his liberty taken away for 19 hours.   This is extreme. The Daily Mail reported that "Dr Busby, 73, is said to have his own laboratory at home and supposedly keeps, among …

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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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YOU CAN SAVE WATER – STOP NUCLEAR!!

You can help save water, Stop Nuclear. Radiation Free Lakeland have after much questioning and re-questioning through Freedom of Information gained sight of an internal Sellafield document called : Water Demand Study, Water Demand Investigation dated 14th October 2014 (PDF can be seen here Sellafield Water Use 0224_001).  The document is as usual with the …

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“The Age of Nuclear Waste is Just Beginning”, by Dr Gordon Edwards

This is excellent.   An assessment in clear understandable language by nuclear expert Dr Gordon Edwards. The Age of Nuclear Waste is Just Beginning   (featured image is of spent fuel flasks going over Morecambe Bay, nuclear waste comes to Cumbria from all nuclear reactors in the UK) On July 25, 2015, Green Majority of Canada published …

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Sellafield Sponsors Cumbria Day -Leaving a Nasty Taste in the Mouth?

The Evening Mail excitedly tells us  that "The best Cumbria has to offer will be showcased in Parliament (today) as leading businesses set out their stall. Cumbria Day – now in its third year – is hosted by the county's six MPs as they put their political differences aside for the good of the area. …

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Mounting Nuclear Waste with nowhere to go.

The Whitehaven News have published an excellent letter by the founder of Greenpeace UK. Pete Wilkinson  has written this letter in his role as Chairman of Together Against Sizewell. Government seems to be determined to pursue a nuclear power policy which will leave future generations with a nuclear waste radiation legacy at least ten times …

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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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