BBC on Nuclear Decommissioning (DUMPING) – What a clever piece of misdirection

There is so much wrong with the BBC's File on 4 programme that it is difficult to know where to begin. The narrrator takes us to "Moorside" which is described a a "barren agricultural land" what nonsense this land, ancient hedgerows, river, floodplain and what would be affected coast line/sea has several special designations (including …

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Flood…Shhh…don’t say the “N” word

FLOODING NUCLEAR WASTE SILENCE No one is asking the questions... When locals ask there is a silence. What about nuclear wastes and flooding in Cumbria? From: marianne Birkby Given the ongoing flooding it is of concern that we never recieved any answers to our questions asked way back 6 months ago to Cumbria's Cabinet. So …

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In this weeks Cumberland News: Demands over monitoring waste – RADIOACTIVE WASTE!

THANKS to the Cumberland News for reporting on this.  Previously there has been a media black out for whatever reason - even when Lillyhall got a permit from the Environment Agency, over and above the heads of councillors to dump high volumes of radioactive waste the reporting on the matter was zilch.  The reporting was also zilch when …

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A Letter to Cumbria’s Cabinet: Please Dont’ Abdicate Your Responsibility, Reinstate Radiation Monitoring

Dear Cumbria County Council Cabinet, Radiation Free Lakeland will be delivering 101 letters to you on Thursday from people in both Cumbria and Lancashire asking that these two county councils reinstate independent radiation monitoring. The nuclear industry is being deregulated allowing novel routes for radioactive wastes into for example landfill and scrap metal destined for …

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Rheged: Please Don’t Greenwash Increased Nuclear Waste Dumping

    Correspondence below with Rheged's Sarah Dunning .  Rheged will once again greenwash the Nuclear Industry's Low Level Waste Conference despite the increasing and accelerating dumping of radioactive wastes into Cumbrian soil, air and water Dear Sarah, Nuclear Industry Low Level Waste Conference at Rheged Thank you for the quick reply. Your support of hill …

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Letter to The Westmorland Family’s Sarah Dunning: Please Cancel Rheged’s Low Level Waste Conference

Dear Ms Dunning Apologies for the longish letter ( It has been cut down!) The Westmorland Family are well known and quite rightly highly respected for the championing of excellent local food and produce. It was really surprising therefore to see that Westmorland Family have aligned themselves so closely with the current agenda of the …

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Jamie Reed MP: Why Have Energy Solutions Not Been Prosecuted for Nuclear Flytipping?

  Dear Jamie Reed MP Thank you very much for taking the time to speak to members of Radiation Free Lakeland at our Alternative Sellafield Story in Whitehaven. As promised we are writing to you with information about the flytipping of radioactive waste in Lillyhall Landfill. There has been an unexpected turn of events with …

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EU Elections: Don’t Mention the ‘N’ Word?

  Given that feelings are running very high on both sides of the nuclear argument it is incredible that the plans for decommissioning, geological dumping and nuclear new build have not got top billing in the EU elections.  Not only has nuclear not got top billing but we are lucky if it gets a mention. Bearing that …

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This Wednesday DEMO 5.00 to 6.00pm outside Nuke Dump meeting

    Please join us on 30th April in demonstrating to Government that Cumbria (or anywhere else!) should NOT be in the frame for the dumping of high level nuclear wastes underground. The demonstration will start at 5pm prior to the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management meeting in the Hunday Manor Hotel.  Please join us …

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Sir Tony Cunningham writes to DECC: Why have Lillyhall Landfill operators not been prosecuted?

  Letter from Sir Tony Cunningham MP for Workington following over 100 letters from constituents.       "Thank you for your letter dated 26th march together with letters from constituents and visitors to Workington regarding the non prosecution of landfill operators FCC following the prosecution of Sellafield for "illegally dumping three bags of low …

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