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The Lake District National Park’s Credibility Undermined by Nuclear Promotion?

Tomorrow, Tuesday 12th February, 10am at the Lake District National Park Authority Headquarters a question will be posed to the Park Strategy and Vision Committee by Marianne Birkby of Radiation Free Lakeland. "The Lake District National Park will be 70 years old in a couple of years.   The National Park boundary  stopping short of …

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Lake District National Park Authority Member DEMANDS that the Government Pay for Moorside. OUR PETITION SAYS STUFF THAT! (well something like that)

Image:  taken today in Ackenthwaite.  This is the south side of Cumbria and like the village of Beckermet (Moorside) on the west side, is not in the Lake District (The Lake District National Park is an artificial construct about the same age as the nuclear industry!) The mountains between give the South Lakes a false …

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Today Five Years Ago – The Dump Was Ditched!

https://youtu.be/M1dzDFvtMTc On this day in Carlisle Cumbria County Council voted NO to the proposed Geological 'Disposal' Facility for intermediate and high level nuclear wastes. Government however is desperate to be seen to have a "final plan" for nuclear wastes. This is so that they can make more, ever hotter,  with dangerous new fuel burnt in …

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20 Years Ago! The Rusland Beeches Saved

18th August 1997 The outcome of Eira Hughes’ (from the Department of the Environment) visit is that “only 3 of the beeches is to be felled…those that are in doubt can be analysed with available technology” 50 of the original Rusland Beeches are still standing ************************************************************************************* 20 years on what has changed? We know more […] …

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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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