Demo at Carlisle Railway: From Darkest Peru to Darkest Cumbria – Stop Nuclear Madness!

Radiation Free Lakeland will be holding a demonstration and leafletting at Carlisle Railway Station on Monday 24th November from 11am to 1pm - Please come and join us  This demonstration in Carlisle coincides with a week of actions at train stations throughout the UK  by groups and concerned citizens including in Wigan, Warrington Bridgwater, Chester  and …

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Public Lecture: What New Nuclear Build Means to the Northwest.

  Public Lecture: What New Nuclear Build Means to the Northwest. Professor Robin Grimes, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, will give a lecture on 6th November at the Storey in Lancaster on “What New Nuclear Build Means to the North West.” Radiation Free Lakeland will be holding a demonstration and leafleting …

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Kill the Bill – Infrastructure Bill Gives Free Rein to Radioactive and Chemical Polluters

Please send letters to your MP,  your member of the House of Lords,  the press - Get Active ....and Kill the Bill! Please do not rely completely on petitions such as the Greenpeace petition (which we have signed) it focuses on Fracking and leaves Nuclear out of the picture.  Equally do not rely on Radiation Free …

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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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Independent Radiation Monitoring In NW – What?

  Radiation Free Lakeland are lobbying for independent radiation monitoring in the North West.  This used to be carried out by Radiation Monitoring in Lancashire - RADMIL - which was disbanded a few years ago due to council cuts. Multi-national private companies taking on lucrative government contracts to "decommission" nuclear plants are essentially self regulating, such …

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Wastwater: The Ultimate Ice Bucket Challenge!

While the press and social media is full of the latest craze the ultimate ice bucket challenge goes on unnoticed. This ice bucket challenge happens over 4 million times a day with gallon buckets of water being chucked over nuclear waste at Sellafield.  The water is the best, coolest and freshest there is. It comes …

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Today’s Daily Mail – Moorside Nukiller Letter

  The following letter was sent to all the national papers - only the Daily Mail picked it up (and edited it - original below) Dear Editor Despite there being no solution to the problem of what to do with radioactive waste our leaders seem hell bent on “the biggest nuclear development in Europe” here …

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#StoPSpringfields The River Ribble- birthing the nuclear nightmare: 2nd Installment of the Springfields Archive

Radiation Free Lakeland have been given access to the Spingfields Archive.  Here is the second installment published by the Lancashire Evening Post on 20th November 1991.  Published online for the first time here. Exclusive: Scientist admits gap in monitoring   LEP 20/11/91   A-Plant Fails Test   By David Cragg   Ministry orders regular Geiger …

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