Fundraiser!

Its that time again to pass the hat round and see if we can raise a few bob to keep the show on the road. If you like what we do and want it to continue then please consider making a small donation.  Radiation Free Lakeland are a small civil society group dedicated to holding …

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Nuclear Waste has No Place in a Child’s Sandcastle

Letter in the Daily Mail today (similar letter sent to ALL national press - only the DM published as far as I know) This is the letter I sent on behalf of Radiation Free Lakeland to the DM..  (has been slightly edited in print) Nuclear Waste Has No Place in a Child's Sandcastle (or in …

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“Worst Criminality against Humankind” Report from Fukushima by Kazuhiko Kobayashi

  Members of Radiation Free Lakeland met up with Kazuhiko last autumn to show him the Sellafield area and he told us that there is money for climate research but not so much for research into the impacts of radiation on our food and health.   He is a kind gentle man and he was …

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From Cumbria to London Over 1500 PEOPLE ASK THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO CALL IN THE CRAZY COAL MINE DECISION 

PRESS NOTICE   From Cumbria to London Over 1500 PEOPLE ASK THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO CALL IN THE CRAZY COAL MINE DECISION  "This coal mine should have been stopped on climate grounds alone, never mind that the site is so close to Sellafield, the most hazardous nuclear installation in Europe.    The Councillors who …

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Knighted for Services Rendered: Don’t Worry about the Nukiller Plant on your doorstop – Just Let Them Drink Yoghurt!

The New Years Honours List Does its Thing.....‘For 30 years I’ve been obsessed by why children get leukaemia. Now we have an answer’ Let Them Drink Yoghurt!   Newly knighted cancer scientist Mel Greaves explains why a cocktail of microbes could give protection against disease The national press trumpet the clarion cry that could have …

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Questions following the Environment and Health West Cumbria Site Stakeholder Meeting

The following are a few of the excellent questions and thoughts posed by Neil from RaFL arising from the West Cumbria Site Stakeholder Meeting last week at Cleator Moor on 29th Nov.  It takes a strong stomach to look at this stuff without the blinkers on. Those present for Sellafield -Dr Richard Hill, Prof. Paul …

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Is it OK to have Radiocaesium and Transuranics in a Childrens Play Area on the Beach?

https://youtu.be/xg5yw2f30l0 Is it OK to have radiocaesium and transuranics in a childrens area on the beach? Sellafield and the UK regulators think so. Last thursday Radiation Free Lakeland were invited to Cleator Moor Civic Hall for the West Cumbria Site Stakeholder meeting (Environment and Health). We have deliberately shunned these meetings thinking that they are …

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URGENT Please Support Kirkby Moor Windfarm

I have just written this on behalf of Radiation Free Lakeland - please send your own letter of support for keeping Kirkby Moor Windfarm There is also a Petition Please do use the letter below for ideas.... To The Planning Inspectorate, Via Email to: leanne.palmer@pins.gsi.gov.uk Kirkby Moor Wind Farm Renewal, Appeal reference number: APP/M0933 Dear …

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Letter to Tim Farron MP on Dr Chris Busby’s Arrest

Dear Tim, I am writing to you about the shocking and inhumane treatment of Dr Chris Busby.  The following are extracts from a letter to Bideford police from his friend Dr Thomas Daffern " I read in the Daily Mail that a good friend of mine, Dr Chris Busby has been arrested. The circumstances seem …

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This Saturday 4th August At St Bees – Radioactive Sand Sculptures

Radiation Free Lakeland will be at St Bees this saturday from 10.30am to hand out leaflets to folks attending the popular Cumbria Wildlife Trust beach sculpture event.  Please do join us at 10.30am we may make our own sand sculpture - rubber gloves and mask recommended. NOT recommended for young children or pregnant mothers.   …

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