“NUKILLER IS KILLING US AND POISONING THE LAND,AIR & SEA” Extinction Rebellion ?

  Last night while thousands of activists including from Cumbria descended on London for the Extinction Rebellion protests, a small protest by two dedicated anti-nuclear activists took place outside the Beacon in Whitehaven. The protest in Cumbria was to mark the VIP Preview of a "Celebration" of the "Art of Reprocessing."    Reprocessing is the chemical …

Continue reading “NUKILLER IS KILLING US AND POISONING THE LAND,AIR & SEA” Extinction Rebellion ?

Sellafield Manager “I am not sure what you mean by radioactivity levels higher than they should be” #ThanksThorp

In 1994 West Cumbrian students ask "What exactly do you do if you find the radioactivity levels are higher than they should be" Sellafield Manager, Rex Strong replies "I am not sure what you mean by higher than they should be" Even before Thorp opened the reprocessing already taking place at Sellafield had produced a …

Continue reading Sellafield Manager “I am not sure what you mean by radioactivity levels higher than they should be” #ThanksThorp

Not So Brief Encounter -Nuclear Trains at Carnforth

    Many thanks to all the people today who stopped to talk to us at the iconic 'Brief Encounter' station at Carnforth.  We handed out around 100 leaflets with many people asking where they could sign a petition to stop the transport of nuclear waste. The leaflet we handed out said: NOT SO BRIEF …

Continue reading Not So Brief Encounter -Nuclear Trains at Carnforth

Europe at Risk – Shut Dungeness B Now

    Please Sign and Share this Petition widely - What has Dungeness B got to do with us way up here in the North West?  The fuel for Dungeness B is manufactured at Springfields in Preston (having been dug up as uranium out of the ground in far off countries), the waste streams from …

Continue reading Europe at Risk – Shut Dungeness B Now

The Beacon’s Sellafield Story – From bomb making to body snatching

  Imagine a world where Fracking was a wholly state sponsored industry with privateers chasing lucrative government contracts to Frack.  Imagine then that the government cuts the funding from central funding for a museum and then most generously gives it back filtered through the Fracking industry which it wholly subsidises.  Imagine then that the fracking …

Continue reading The Beacon’s Sellafield Story – From bomb making to body snatching

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 …

Continue reading Radioactive Beached Art this Saturday

Free the Sellafield Deer Demo

Radiation Free Lakeland have been asked why they have got involved in what appears to be an animal welfare issue.  A fair enough question.  We got involved because the only reason the militaristic fence was put up is to "protect' the dangerous stockpiles of nuclear waste which includes 120 tons of  weapons grade/terrorist grade plutonium. …

Continue reading Free the Sellafield Deer Demo

Sellafield’s Running Deer – No Where to Run on Cumbria’s Unearth

Is this the nuclear age's version of 'rewilding'? Earth turned to Unearth, Sea turned to Unsea, Air turned to Unair, Roe deer turned to radioactive waste? The Whitehaven News reports that "A HERD of deer is set to be culled after being trapped between two fences at Sellafield. The wild roe deer are to be …

Continue reading Sellafield’s Running Deer – No Where to Run on Cumbria’s Unearth

Paddington Bear’s home and Tropical Ice Cap about to be Shafted by Nukiller?

The home of Paddington Bear and the Quechua people is about to be shafted by nuclear – there is NO uranium mining in Peru – this is set to change with the area of the worlds most important ice cap in the High Andes, Quelccaya, being aggressively eyed up. Chief Executive of Macusani Yellowcake Peter …

Continue reading Paddington Bear’s home and Tropical Ice Cap about to be Shafted by Nukiller?