Dewilding Cumbria

Dewilding Cumbria: Displace and Replace Rewilding Ennerdale is a cause we can all get behind and was featured tonight on the ITV's Countrywise programme.  DEwilding  is the opposite of REwilding.  Incredibly there is a dewilding project going on right now in Cumbria.  The rewilding and dewilding projects have one thing in common…..the insidious grip of …

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Stop Moorside – Spiked CONsultation

The 2nd Moorside Consultation for the "biggest nuclear development in Europe" finishes on 30th July. 'Too Big and Too Nasty to Fight' is the View of the Proposed Moorside Plan from so many good people like the Director of Cumbria Wildlife Trust who feel utterly defeated by the nuclear juggernaught coming our way.   This is of …

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Guest Blog: Why Stop Moorside? – from one of NuGen’s close neighbours

A view of the Sellafield site from the north. The farmland in the foreground includes where they are proposing to dig to install Moorside.   Note Black Combe and Corney Fell in the background;  round to the left are the lakeland fells and some of the highest mountains in England, including Scafell Pike, Great Gable …

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Keswick says No to New Nuclear Build 20 miles away as the crow flies

Today in Keswick 90% of the people we spoke to were opposed to new nuclear build in Cumbria. This does not tally with what NuGen are saying which is that "Cumbria wants new nuclear build."  A recent poll in the Evening Mail indicated that 85% of those voting do not want new nuclear build in …

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“Beautiful” Replacement for Miles of Ancient Hedgerows and the Flood Plain of the Meandering River Ehen

This is NuGen's "indicative" artists impression of Moorside. It does not include the associated nuclear sprawl that would inevitably  build up around Moorside - auxillary power plants, reprocessing plants - cooling towers, more and more waste dumps and cooling ponds. Amber Rudd described Nuclear as "beautiful" This is the proposed "beautiful" replacement for dozens of …

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NuGen and Population Mixing

An Open Letter to the Mayor of Copeland : Mike Starkie from Radiation Free Lakeland. Dear Mayor Mike, Thank you for organising the meetings regarding the rather intimidating letters from NuGen. People are understandably upset about the possible compulsary purchase of their homes in order to clear a space for the building of temporary accommodation …

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