Nuclear Waste Dump at the Port of Workington “Permitted Development” say Cumbria County Council.

Drone Image anonymously sent to Radiation Free Lakeland showing approximately 160 containers at Cyclife, Lillyhall, Near Workington during June 2021 Cumbria County Council have said that the storing of up to 80 containers of radioactive scrap metal at the Port of Workington is "permitted development" requiring no discussion or vote. Our reply urges the Council …

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Port of Workington: Nuclear Waste Hub ?

Radioactive Scrap Metal Plant at Lillyhall , Workington is Now Overflowing - Cyclife Want to Use the Port of Workington to House up to 40 Shipping Containers Full of Radioactive Scrap. We recently saw reference online to an application by Cyclife to the Environment Agency To gain sight of the documents we had to ask …

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Cumbria’s Young Farmers Protest to Save Newton Rigg Agricultural College

In the papers today: "Cumbria Young Farmers put pedal down in bid to save Newton Rigg College From the Westmorland Gazette and other Local Press "A tractor cavalcade rumbled along the Cumbrian roads at the weekend to deliver an important message to the public. Around 80 machines took part in the Cumbria Young Farmers event, …

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Fundraiser!

Its that time again to pass the hat round and see if we can raise a few bob to keep the show on the road. If you like what we do and want it to continue then please consider making a small donation.  Radiation Free Lakeland are a small civil society group dedicated to holding …

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Five Fold Increase in Radioactivity Proposed for Lillyhall Landfill

images from Wastwater Chronicles "Signals for Survival!" PRESS NOTICE   Five Fold Increase in Radioactivity Proposed for Lillyhall Landfill.   FCC Recycling who operate Lillyhall Landfill in Cumbria has applied to make changes to its Radioactive Substances Activities Permit. This includes a five fold increase of Tritium, a uniquely dangerous radioactive waste.   Background Radiation …

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How to Get Shot of Nuclear Wastes?

  The planned incinerator at Carlisle does not give any indication where the waste would be coming from.  Radiation Free Lakeland have written a letter of objection.   The door is wide open to a tsunami of radioactive waste being incinerated.  The private operators and even the regulators can get away with saying ' what …

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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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