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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INTO ETERNITY…IN PRESTON

Radiation Free Lakeland's Marianne Birkby is honoured to be invited to speak at the next Mystery Tea House film showing in Preston. ...‘Into Eternity’ organised by REAL, Friends of the Earth and Beautiful Planet This eye opening film is of more relevance to Preston and the North West than we are being led to believe.   …

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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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Nuclear Madness by Teresa May #StopMoorside

Hansard, 11 January 2017 Prime Minister’s Questions https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2017-01-11/debates/4139811D-0756-4C58-827D-E00D1CCD970E/Engagements · Mark Menzies (Fylde) (Con) Q3. Westinghouse’s Springfields site in my constituency employs more than 1,200 people in highly skilled jobs manufacturing nuclear fuel, which generates 15% of the UK’s electricity. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the nuclear industry is of crucial importance to the …

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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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OUT OF CONTROL…the Nuclear Industry

*BRITAIN’S NUCLEAR INCOMPETENCE: 1,000 danger incidents reported* *BRITAIN'S nuclear regulator has been accused of downplaying almost 1,000 dangerous incidents that have been recorded as "anomalies" at power plants and military bases across the country. * By Siobhan McFadyen <http://www.express.co.uk/search/?s=%20Siobhan%20McFadyen&b=1&gt; Daily Express: 10:27, Tue, Dec 27, 2016 | http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/747542/Nuclear-hazard-UK-as-1000-danger-incidents-reported The nuclear regulator has been accused of …

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Atomic Siamese twins: how the UK promoted the birth of nuclear proliferation.

  Atomic Siamese twins: how the UK promoted the birth of nuclear proliferation by Dr David Lowry This week will see the 60th anniversary of the opening of the Calder Hall nuclear production facility at Sellafield on 17 October 1956. Indeed, the Beacon Museum in Whitehaven, a short distance along the coast from Sellafield in …

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Wasdale Show …..100% say: STOP MOORSIDE

Radiation Free Lakeland took the Stop Moorside message to the beautiful setting of the Wasdale Show yesterday. At our stall, well stocked with information, a quiz and friendly faces, people stopped to chat and sign the Stop Moorside petition which now is nearing 11,ooo signatures.  Of all the people we spoke to NOT ONE said …

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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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