World Oceans Day: Do Your Bit 2 Protect the Irish Sea

This Friday, June 8th is World Oceans Day. Here is a little film about two of the BIG Threats to the Lake District Coast and the Irish Sea. https://youtu.be/3Wvm3yisLwc The Lake District's Coast is under extreme threat. There is a plan for new nuclear and new coal. Both are being touted as a "good thing." …

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World Heritage Sham

Today the Prince of Wales unveiled a plaque in Keswick to celebrate the Lake District being awarded World Heritage Site status. Campaigners from Radiation Free Lakeland were at the event, dressed in a barrel of nuclear waste, as Prince Charles arrived. Radiation Free Lakeland have said: "World Heritage Site status for the Lake District is …

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FOSSIL FUELLED EARTHQUAKES? NO THANKS! ( BUT ARE THE HSE LISTENING?)

PRESS NOTICE 22nd February 2018 FOSSIL FUELLED EARTHQUAKES? NO THANKS! ( BUT ARE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE LISTENING?) Fracking and Nuclear Activists have joined forces to call for increased Nuclear Safety for the UK. NGOs including Radiation Free Lakeland, Close Capenhurst, People Against Wylfa B, Residents Against Fylde Fracking, CND Cymru, South Wales Anti-Nuclear …

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The Ecologist Exposes the Cumbrian Coal Mine Plan — Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole!

Excellent article in the Ecologist by Sam Moisha… An Extract Below. Full Article can be read here A new deep coal mine deep under the sea? Next to Sellafield? Really? Sam Moisha | 5th February 2018 An architect’s drawing of the proposed new Woodhouse Colliery deep mine at the former Marchon Industrial site near Woodhouse. …

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What Coal Mine? Please Help Spread the Word.

Today we were out and about in Cumbria leafleting. Time is now short with the planning meeting scheduled to take place on March 7th and the consultation ending on the 19th Feb ( you can still write and object up until the planning meeting) While leafleting in Kendal we asked people the following questions: Have […] …

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Please Sign Petition to Stop the Coal Mine Near Sellafield!

Please Sign, Share and Talk about this, Letters to the press, please help to stop this plan in whatever way you can. Incredibly this mad, bad and dangerous plan has received far less media attention and discussion than the proposed Zip wires accross Thirlmere. Why is that? What is Going On? The Petition can be […] …

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What’s Under the Christmas Tree?

  Was all set to post a nice cheery festive image when I got to thinking about what some boy may want in his presents under the Christmas tree. Rockets and Targets. This is a Game of Knowns.  You know its madness to put new dangerous infrastructure like new nuclear and new coal anywhere near …

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A Trojan Horse to Embed Deep Mining Infrastrucure for Nuclear Wastes ? Or a Genuinely Honest and Terrible Idea to Mine for Coal?

Even The Coal Authority oppose the coal mine planned under the Irish Sea. It is a mystery why none of this is reported in the press. Those opposing the coal mine include: RSPB, Natural England, National Trust, The Environment Agency, Colourful Coast Partnership, Coal Action Network, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace and many more. So […] …

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Join Bernie the Polar Bear: Keep that Coal in the Hole Next to Sellafield!

Join Bernie the Polar Bear: Keep That Coal in the Hole Next to Sellafield! Bernie the Polar Bear will be joining us on thursday 7th Dec as we gather outside The Beacon, Museum, Whitehaven at 11am for a walk to Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole.  West Cumbria Mining are also holding an open day …

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New Coal Mine Near Sellafield – Who Gives a Damn?

Another unpublished letter to the national press on the first deep coal mine in the UK in 30 years. There is something fishy going on with this coal mine plan. There has been nowt in the national media (and virtually nowt in the local media) on what a bad idea it is. DIVEST FROM COAL? […] …

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