OBE Awarded for Budging Radioactive Sludge

Sellafield boss awarded OBE for services to the nuclear industry "An inspirational role model at Sellafield has been awarded an OBE for services to the nuclear industry".  The OBE is for "budging radioactive sludge" from one place to another and repacking, and reclassifying highly radioactive wastes while the industry and our nuclear headed government is …

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Thinking About the Energy Fuelling the Food We Eat.

The Lancaster Guardian had a gem of an article entitled "Thinking About the Energy Fuelling the Food We Eat" (12/1/17) The hidden ingredient . . . . However much care we take with the ingredients for our favourite dishes – there is one ingredient we probably don’t think about very much – and that’s the power …

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Letter: Stop Moorside – Save Europe

  Letter in last week's Whitehaven News and this week's Westmorland Gazette IS SELLAFIELD PREPARED? Last Saturday while I was out for a walk on Latter Rig, there was a plume of thick black smoke curling round the Duddon Estuary from the west coast. The first stomache plummeting thought was 'something's happened at Sellafield'.  The …

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High Level Radioactive Waste from Sellafield Continues its Journey Across France

Press from France (translation ours) on the convoy of highly radioactive waste from Sellafield making its way across Europe. * A castor nuclear waste train crosses the Lorraine afternoon * by Jean-Christophe Dupuis-Rémond according to various sources, a convoy of Swiss waste passes through the France Wednesday, September 16, 2015 to reach Basel (Switzerland). This …

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Highly Radioactive Waste on the Move Across Europe

Below is a report from France Bleu on the cargo of highly radioactive waste being transported by sea, rail and road from Sellafield via the port of Barrow across Europe.  The vitrified waste is being 'repatriated' to Switzerland, to do this  wastes have already been dumped out to the Irish sea to Cumbrian air and leaving highly radioactive …

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Highly Radioactive Nuclear Waste to be Shipped from the South Lakes This Weekend

This weekend has been chosen as the date to ship and truck Highly Radioactive Nuclear Wastes from Barrow in Furness in Cumbria  to Switzerland.  It certainly is a good weekend to bury bad news what with Jeremy Corbyn election fever gripping the country. I went to Barrow today to stage a one woman protest, no …

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“Woolly Thinker” anonymous article in Windermere Now

Windermere's Free Paper, Windermere Now has published an anonymous article     (pg 8) promoting Moorside and Geological Dumping. Radiation Free Lakeland are grossly misrepresented as being "Not in My Back Yard"  when what we have been consistently saying is NOT IN ANYONE'S BACK YARD. What would the Lakeland men and women of old think of …

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Nuclear Champion or Nuclear Conman?

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 …

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You too can have a Lakeland View Like this – All you have to do is Nothing!

Radiation Free Lakeland will be launching the report on 26th Sept at the Beckermet Pylon Consultation from 1-2. Please join us if you can - we will then walk for a few miles or so around the 'Moorside' site (actually called Greenmoorside). The Cooling Towers for AP1000 reactors under construction in America and China are 600ft …

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Independent Radiation Monitoring In NW – What?

  Radiation Free Lakeland are lobbying for independent radiation monitoring in the North West.  This used to be carried out by Radiation Monitoring in Lancashire - RADMIL - which was disbanded a few years ago due to council cuts. Multi-national private companies taking on lucrative government contracts to "decommission" nuclear plants are essentially self regulating, such …

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