Residents Action on Fylde Fracking Oppose the Plan to Stack Shipping Containers of Nuclear Waste Ever Higher Beside the Irish Sea

Many Thanks to Residents Action on Fylde Fracking for their much welcomed support.  It was such a relief to see people put their concerns into action to stand with us in resisting the nuclear juggernaught.    RAFFs report is the only one to date in either the alternative or mainstream media to give voice to the …

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Last Saturday’s Wasdale Show – No To Moorside!

West Cumbrian Radiation Free Lakelanders had a stall at last saturday's beautiful setting of the Wasdale Show.  There was lots of interest in the Stop Moorside petition which has now been signed by over 8300 people.  There was also huge interest in the ongoing Resistance to the insanity of making Cumbria an ever expanding and increasingly …

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DANGEROUS GAMES: Nuclear Fantasies …local press play along with nuclear developers

https://www.facebook.com/marianne.birkby/videos/10206569926876330/?l=8712274064033970162 NuGen CONsultation in Kendal The Cumberland News reported yesterday in sycophantic mode on the "Fantastic" Feedback over Moorside Nuclear Power Station Plans.  The article looks like it was pulled straight from NuGen PR Man (formerly Copeland Borough Council's Lead Planning Officer) Fergus McMorrow's press release and goes on to say: "Fergus McMorrow, NuGen’s planning lead in …

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#StopMoorside EVENTS EVENTS EVENTS!

STOP MOORSIDE! North Cumbria CND, Cumbria and Lancashire Area CND and Radiation Free Lakeland are holding a series of events to protest against  the building of nuclear reactors in Cumbria. These events are timed to run alongside and inform the NuGen Moorside Consultation. NuGen, a UK nuclear company, is a joint venture between Toshiba and ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ) bidding …

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The Ecologist: To Dump Nuclear Waste, First They Must Dump Democracy!

To dump nuclear waste, first they must dump democracy! Article in the Ecologist - 2nd April In the last act of the dying Parliament, MPs quietly voted to dump democratic planning processes to expedite a 'facility' for the high level nuclear waste in geologically fractured Cumbria, writes Marianne Birkby - so over-ruling strong and highly …

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MPs Dumping Democracy – “Please Do Everything In Your Power to Stop This Abuse Of Power”

Dear Tim, Thank you for your reply.  As I understand it by making nuclear waste disposal a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project the local councils will have the same kind of input as you have had to the Committee meeting about this ie None. Unless, that is, you have been selected. In the case of the …

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Panelists Issue Nuclear Warning to Keswick Audience

ARTICLE IN KESWICK REMINDER 13th March 2015  PANELISTS ISSUE NUCLEAR WARNING TO KESWICK AUDIENCE A packed public meeting in Keswick on Wednesday evening heard two experts warn of the dangers of building new nuclear reactors in West Cumbria. Arnie Gundersen and Dr Ian Fairlie were introduced as two internationally-respected authorities on the nuclear industry at …

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Saturday in the Victoria Hall, Cockermouth

On Saturday Radiation Free Lakeland will be joining other groups campaigning for health and safety of the environment This will take place at the Green Forum organised by West Cumbria & North Lakes Friends of the Earth. VICTORIA HALL, COCKERMOUTH  10.30am to 2.30pm Radiation Free Lakeland will be making a presentation on "We Need to Talk  About …

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A Tale of Two Planning Applications. One Wind Turbine V One Hundred Bore Holes

Tomorrow at 2pm Copeland Borough Council's Development Control Committee will be discussing once again the one 30 metre wind turbine for Petersburgh Farm.  Councillors went against the advice of their officers and turned it down on the grounds of wildlife, beauty, noise and the  like.  This contrasts with NO SCRUTINY for 100 boreholes up to …

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