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 … Continue reading Residents Action on Fylde Fracking Oppose the Plan to Stack Shipping Containers of Nuclear Waste Ever Higher Beside the Irish Sea
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 … Continue reading Last Saturday’s Wasdale Show – No To Moorside!
Dear Friends, I am going to be taking a break from Radiation Free Lakeland until 2016 in order to support my daughter Rebecca who is about to undergo a stem cell transplant. The fantastic Radiation Free Lakeland Facebook group can be found here. I will pop in from time to time on the Facebook group … Continue reading Radiation Free Lakeland – A Message
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 … Continue reading DANGEROUS GAMES: Nuclear Fantasies …local press play along with nuclear developers
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 … Continue reading #StopMoorside EVENTS EVENTS EVENTS!
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 … Continue reading The Ecologist: To Dump Nuclear Waste, First They Must Dump Democracy!
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 … Continue reading MPs Dumping Democracy – “Please Do Everything In Your Power to Stop This Abuse Of Power”