“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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ANTI NUCLEAR COMIC DEMAND BY UNIVERSITY and NATIONAL LIBRARIES

PRESS RELEASE : ANTI NUCLEAR COMIC DEMAND BY UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES HOT the anti nuclear Comic Novel sent to Cumbrian Councillors as an ebook has been claimed by a number of University and National Libraries The claim has been made on behalf of the Legal Deposit Libraries, these being the Bodleian Library Oxford University, The Cambridge …

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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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The Moorside Report: Europe’s biggest nuclear development

PRESS RELEASE THE MOORSIDE REPORT A new report has been produced by Radiation Free Lakeland, which outlines the impact “the biggest nuclear development in Europe” would have on Cumbria. Visible vapor plumes from AP1000 cooling towers would rise more than 5,000 feet above the towers (ie 2000 feet above the highest Lakeland fells) and extend …

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STOP MOORSIDE – Petition

A petition has been set up to STOP MOORSIDE, described by the industry as "the biggest nuclear development in Europe"  Despite having no solution to the problem of nuclear waste our government is hell bent on trashing a large swathe of Cumbria in order to build new nuclear reactors. To quote Michael Meacher MP: "We …

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Not so Brief Encounter: Nuclear Waste Trains

      Do you know if trains carrying nuclear waste go through your neighbourhood?  All radioactive waste (spent fuel) from nuclear power stations is sent to Sellafield in Cumbria. It is mainly transported by rail with Direct Rail Services (owned by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority) .  Some parts of the journey are by road. …

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Euphoria for Moorcide by the BBC – WHY?

        Toshiba Cause for Celebration? News that Toshiba now has a 60% share in plan for new nuclear build in Cumbria is not a cause for euphoric celebration, despite the triumphalist reports from the BBC, repeated by other media. What is the Purpose of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority? The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority …

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Professor Brian Cox Taking the Sellafield Lollypop

Prof Brian Taking the Sellafield Lollypop! " If you understand statistics...you will be very comfortable with nuclear" If a red hot poker were to be stuck in Prof Cox's eye, then using the same statistical collective dose method that the nuclear industry uses he should be very comfortable with the heat over the whole of his …

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Just found a radioactive particle? Must be a Good Beach!

The Marine Conservation Society and Keep Britain Tidy have  awarded West Cumbrian beaches Good Beach status. Neither of these bodies take radioactive pollution into account when awarding Clean and Good Beach status. On St Bees alone over 70 particles including alpha particles have been found and retrieved up to 2011. Despite this the monitoring and retrieval has …

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The Beacon’s Sellafield Story – From bomb making to body snatching

  Imagine a world where Fracking was a wholly state sponsored industry with privateers chasing lucrative government contracts to Frack.  Imagine then that the government cuts the funding from central funding for a museum and then most generously gives it back filtered through the Fracking industry which it wholly subsidises.  Imagine then that the fracking …

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