Atomic Siamese twins: how the UK promoted the birth of nuclear proliferation by Dr David Lowry This week will see the 60th anniversary of the opening of the Calder Hall nuclear production facility at Sellafield on 17 October 1956. Indeed, the Beacon Museum in Whitehaven, a short distance along the coast from Sellafield in … Continue reading Atomic Siamese twins: how the UK promoted the birth of nuclear proliferation.
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 … Continue reading Public Lecture: What New Nuclear Build Means to the Northwest.
While the local Cumbrian papers remain schtum and are wondering how best to report on the shocking Sellafield photographs, the Irish Mirror, not in the pay of Sellafield is free to say it like it is..... "Sellafield Safety Shocker: Nuclear waste abandoned 40 years ago lies in rotting containers open to the elements... Oct 31, 2014 06:00 … Continue reading The View from Ireland
Sellafield in West Cumbria is responsible for the production of the nuclear materials for nuclear weapons, including plutonium, tritium and Highly Enriched Uranium. Large stocks of military plutonium are held in special vaults at the site.
Letter in the North West Evening Mail..... TRUTH ABOUT CLEAN BEACHES Holiday time! Beach towels, buckets and spades and children are being gathered up to take along to the beach. Which beach? There is loads of choice in Cumbria, which boasts some of the most beautiful coastlines in the UK. Maybe one of the award-winning … Continue reading Truth About Clean Beaches
Many thanks to all the people today who stopped to talk to us at the iconic 'Brief Encounter' station at Carnforth. We handed out around 100 leaflets with many people asking where they could sign a petition to stop the transport of nuclear waste. The leaflet we handed out said: NOT SO BRIEF … Continue reading Not So Brief Encounter -Nuclear Trains at Carnforth
Yesterday Springwatch Sellafield style - We stood outside Sellafield for the 5th time in a demonstration of opposition to Sellafield's continuing policy of experimentation on wildlife (and on us). We know trees have been planted to entice wildlife into the area previously unfenced and now surrounded by military fences. The area is we believe a … Continue reading Springwatch Sellafield Style