OPEN LETTER TO LORD BRAGG published in the News and Star (26.3.15) and The Cumberland News (27.3.15) I am sure you would agree that the hard-won planning protections for ancient monuments and special sites of conservation should not be scrapped in Cumbria. This is what is being proposed right now, with Cumbria specifically in mind. … Continue reading Open Letter to Lord Melvyn Bragg in the News and Star and Cumberland News
Front Page of the Cumberland News – Friday 27th March 2015 DON’T FREEZE US OUT OF NUCLEAR DEBATE By Phil Coleman Chief Reporter Two peers have hit out at a controversial plan to freeze county councillors out of any decision to build an underground nuclear dump in Cumbria. Cumbria County Council voted in 2013 to … Continue reading “Don’t Freeze Us Out of Nuclear Debate” Front Page of the Cumberland News Today
Following on from our frantic lobbying of the Lords Inglewood, Judd, Liddle and others ....the Baroness Verma certainly did not get this 'debate' all her own way. There is now being created an atmosphere quite rightly of dissent over the plan to dump democracy along with nuclear waste. Thanks to EVERYONE who achieved this. Lets … Continue reading Full Transcript of Yesterday’s Nuclear Dumping Debate in the House of Lords
This excellent letter published below was sent yesterday to the House of Lords by Dr Chris Loynes of the Westmorland & Lonsdale Green Party. The letter outlines the many reasons why the House of Lords should throw out the plan to scrap democracy in order to accommodate the nuclear industry's agenda. Please feel free to … Continue reading Westmorland & Lonsdale Green Party Oppose the Scrapping of Democracy for Nuclear Agenda
On Wednesday the House of Lords under the Chair of Baroness Verma will be discussing in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.45pm the plan to push through legislation that will remove our right, and the right of Cumbria County Council, to object to burying radioactive waste underground. This would potentially be at levels … Continue reading Take Action Today to Stop the Nuclear Dump Plans
Last night Radiation Free Lakeland joined representatives from Lancaster District CND and Lancaster residents in demonstrating outside the Storey Institute in Lancaster. In association with Lancaster Uni, Professor Robin Grimes from Imperial College, a leading “Nuclear Champion,” was giving a talk on “What Nuclear New Build Means to the North West.” Professor Grimes came to … Continue reading Nuclear Champion or Nuclear Conman?
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. … Continue reading Madness Continues…Another Government Committee to “Implement Geological Disposal”