On this day 20 Years ago, 20 Miles from Sellafield – The Man from the Govnt says NO to Felling the Rusland Beeches

page 43 12th June 1997 Man from the Dept of Environment says NO! Hurray!!! Simon Pryce concluded “The beeches are a significant feature of the valley and make a considerable contribution to its character and amenity. There is NO JUSTIFICATION for felling them all on safety grounds and individuals could be retained for several decades.” […] …

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Lakeland’s “Long Tradition”

Today's Westmorland Gazette letters page NUCLEAR RISK TO THE LAKES While everyone waits to see if the finances for Hinkley Point Nuclear plant can be propped up, there is an equally high risk fate hanging over the Lake District. NUGen are running a consultation on plans for the Moorside nuclear reactors just two miles outside …

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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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30th April, Government Committee Comes to Workington to teach Cumbrians to suck eggs

  .....or in this case heat generating nuclear wastes.   The plan we were told  was for one mega dump "as big as the City of Carlisle." Cumbria said No to that plan on 30th January 2013.  It is worth bearing in mind that the area of the City of Carlisle includes much of rural …

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World Heritage Status – Lord Clark

Photos - Wasdale Show 2012 ....Come along and see us at the 2013 Wasdale Show Oct 12th Email to Lord Clark Date: Fri, October 4, 2013 1:47 pm Dear Lord Clark, Many thanks for pursuing World Heritage Status for the Lake District. Radiation Free Lakeland are very proud to be from this beautiful and internationally …

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Geological Dumping – CONsultation Boycott

Geological Dumping - CONsultation Boycott by Radiation Free Lakeland Open Letter to All Parish Councils in Cumbria Dear Cumbrian Parish Clerk, Radiation Free Lakeland would be very grateful if you could let your members have sight of this letter You will have heard that the Department of Energy and Climate Change has brought out a …

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