“Artomic ” This Sunday at Solfest

A brand new space at Solfest, dedicated to all the ways that we can support each other and our planet, The "WHOSE PLANET...is it anyway?" tent runs over the festival weekend showcasing the many and varied ways we can we nurture, protect and reclaim our planet and each other. Workshops and discussions from bees to …

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Letter to Greg Clark – There is Not Enough Fresh Water for New Nuclear, Stop Now.

The plans for Moorside are unravelling but we have to make sure.   The following letter has been sent to Greg Clark MP,  Please do use this as a template to urge him to scrap all new nuclear build.  It is beyond time. Email:  enquiries@beis.gov.uk To the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP Secretary of State Department …

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Sweden (the Home of Geological Dumping Technology) Rejects Dangerous Geological Nuclear Dump

Fantastic News that Sweden has rejected the plan in their country for a geological nuclear dump. Ten years ago were were told that "The Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant, in Sweden, will be first to house a deep geological repository for its high-level radioactive waste (HLW)" "SKB, Sweden’s nuclear fuel and waste management company, decided on …

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CND Says No to Nuclear Power- YOU CAN TOO!

PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE THE PETITION No to Nuclear Power We, the undersigned, call on the Government to: •             Cancel all plans for new reactors, •             Phase out all nuclear power production, •             Commit to developing an energy system based on renewable energy. Major disasters at Windscale, Chernobyl and Fukushima show the dangers associated with …

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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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