“The Last Radioactive Particle Has Been Removed” from St Bees: Cumbria Wildlife Trust Presented with Award

CUMBRIA WILDLIFE TRUST PRESENTED WITH BEACHED UP ART AWARD by Nuclear Safety Campaigners " The last radioactive particle has been picked up" from St Bees beach : Cumbria Wildlife Trust Peter Bullard the Director of Cumbria Wildlife Trust told campaigners: "Cumbria Wildlife Trust has been holding this event on the beach at St Bees for …

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Game of Nuclear Thrones Aims to Keep Public Opposition at Arms Length and the Unions baying for public subsidy?

After months of Toshiba Westinghouse's rather faux bankruptcy and the "on hold" status of Moorside, now (once again) China is in the news as being an "interested party."  Meanwhile the nuclear obsessed unions are baying for ever more public subsidy for new nuclear build despite the growing evidence that nuclear provides negative equity in both …

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Freedom of Information request on Moorside Nukiller Health Impact.

  Dear Director of Public Health Cumbria/ Chair of the Moorside Health Impact Assessment Group, FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST We have written to you repeatedly, including via Tim Farron MP to ask: Do you believe, like the government, that “population mixing” is the cause of the acknowledged and well documented excess of childhood leukaemia near Sellafield?  Or do …

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Children and Turtles Used for Nuclear Grooming

The nuclear industry’s latest publicity stunt carried out on 17th September is worthy of Goebbels. The Moorside Mafia: NuGen (Toshiba and Engie) invited local schoolchildren on a “community beach clean at Seascale Beach in a bid to create a better environment for marine wildlife – including Myrtle, the company’s famous adopted leatherback turtle” The leatherback turtle …

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Radioactive Beached Art at St Bees: Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

On Friday, the day before our protest sand drawing at St Bees I rang up Sellafield to let them know that after the demo we would be dropping off our soiled gloves and protective clothing at the Main Gate as potential radioactive waste. I got through to a lass in Workington who put me through to …

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Call for Warning Signs on Cumbrian Beaches

Nuclear Free Local Authorities  calls on Public Health England and the Environment Agency to fully investigate new radioactive particles found on beaches close to Sellafield The Nuclear Free Local Authorities (NFLA) calls today on public health bodies to investigate and analyse further recent deposits of radioactive particles found on beaches close to Sellafield. It also calls …

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Truth About Clean Beaches

  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 …

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Just found a radioactive particle? Must be a Good Beach!

The Marine Conservation Society and Keep Britain Tidy have  awarded West Cumbrian beaches Good Beach status. Neither of these bodies take radioactive pollution into account when awarding Clean and Good Beach status. On St Bees alone over 70 particles including alpha particles have been found and retrieved up to 2011. Despite this the monitoring and retrieval has …

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MOD Forced to Publish report on Dangerous Scottish Beach while Sandcastles are made on MORE Dangerous Cumbrian Beaches

  On wednesday The Guardian reported that "The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been forced to abandon attempts to block a report by government advisers warning that radioactive contamination of military sites across the UK could pose a risk to public health". The report by the Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment …

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Radioactive Beached Art this Saturday

    Radiation Free Lakeland will be at Cumbria Wildlife Trust's 'Beached Art' event to hand out leaflets and place over 40 'radioactive' pebbles on the beach. The 'radioactive' pebbles will symbolise the increasing numbers of radioactive particles brought onto St Bees beach with every tide as a result of historic discharges and also the increased …

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