Jean Ward told National Grid to “Scrap Your Pylon Connection – Moorside is an abomination”

I was so sad to hear of Jean Ward's passing.  In her late eighties she had a young spirit and campaigned fiercely but with great personal gentleness.  The last time I spoke to her was quite recently when she phoned me up to let me know that she had given National Grid a piece of …

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Pave Paradise Put Up A Nuclear Plant?

If you look at a satellite map of Cumbria it is obvious to all but the most wilfully nuclear blind that Sellafield is the biggest single solid concrete mass.  This weeks Podium piece in the Westmorland Gazette written by John Woodcock MP for Furness  invokes the Jodi Mitchell song "Big Yellow Taxi."  The famous "pave …

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PYLONS IN CUMBRIA – Just Like a Halloween Movie.

Last night supporters of a Radiation Free Lakeland went along to the meeting called by Power without Pylons.  The meeting at the pretty village of Broughton in Furness was attended by a whole host of people who have been given the green light by the great and the good to vehemently oppose the Pylons while …

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Friends of the Lake District Call For Celebrations over Pylons – What about the 250Million years+ of Nuclear Waste!?

RELATIVE LIFETIMES A. PYLONS From Moorside - 60 Years B. HIGH BURN NUCLEAR WASTE FROM MOORSIDE- 250MILLION YEARS   Recieved this today from Friends of the Lake District.  It is beyond satire FoLD and all other conservation, wildlife, countryside and other  groups tasked with "protecting"  Cumbria are clamouring to stand up and say a vehement  …

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Off Message? Never Mind the Pylons, Stop Moorside!

LEAFLETTING AND DEMONSTRATION TO STOP MOORSIDE from 5.30pm @Broughton Victory Hall on 28th October On 28th October at 6.30pm at Broughton's Victory Hall, Pro-Moorside MP will address a meeting called by Power Without Pylon campaigners. The pylons have been flagged up remorselessly in the media as the biggest threat from Moorside. The Pylons would be …

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Never Mind the Pylons: Stop Moorside Say 70% on Evening Mail Poll

  PRESS NOTICE Letter Sent to *All South Lakeland and Copeland Parish Councils ahead of the Pylon Consultation for the Biggest Nuclear Development in Europe. PYLONS AND MOORSIDE Dear *Lakes Parish Council, Thank you for teaming up with neighbouring councils to fight the pylons. Cumbrians are increasingly concerned about all the impacts from Moorside. The …

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PYLONS:What Decision Would You Like National Grid to Make? 70% Say No to Moorside

The Evening Mail's Pylon Poll has the option (unlike the actual Consultations) to vote No to Moorside...the poll is now standing at 70% saying No to Moorside ...this is absolutely remarkable and very heartening given that the Friends of the Lake District and other groups along with the media are concentrating campaign efforts and media …

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Why are Conservation Groups IGNORING Moorside While Objecting to Pylons?

Friends of the Lake District and the Lake District National Park Authority are getting together to oppose pylons through the Lakes from the proposed diabolic Moorside nuclear plant.  People think this is grand - this is great, at last some action. BUT to "support the offshore route for pylons"  while IGNORING Moorside, while keeping schtum about the plan to more …

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100 Boreholes would bring Sellafield’s Leaking Mess to the surface – to be dumped where?

Today an anti fracking colleague pointed us to the Environmental Permitting issued by the Environment Agency for radioactive wastes the fracking company Cuadrilla wants to bring up out of boreholes and dump into the environment.  This is beyond scandalous.  But it got me thinking about the 100 boreholes that have already started being bored into the …

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Launch of Campaign to Stop Moorside: “Biggest Nuclear Development in Europe” NO Thanks!

This friday the campaign was launched to Stop Moorside. Photo Gallery from the Launch MOORSIDE REPORT by Radiation Free Lakeland MOORSIDE RaFL Report 19.9.14 The local News and Star reports: PROTEST CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED AGAINST NUCLEAR POWER STATION NEAR SELLAFIELD By Andrew Clarke Last updated at 18:45, Saturday, 27 September 2014 A protest campaign has been …

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