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 …

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Celebrating Nuclear Disaster #ThanksThorp

There is a cringeworthy celebration fest going on in Cumbria. While most industries celebrate their successes, the nuclear industry loves nothing better than celebrating catastrophic financial failure and the disastrous burden of long term toxic pollution. "The Art of Reprocessing" is a most pukeworthy "celebration".  The nuclear industry and its partner in crime,  our government, …

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PR Drivel as Dirty Dangerous Thorp Plant “Celebrated” in “The Art of Reprocessing” The World’s Nuclear Waste

Spent Fuel Ponds at Sellafield - a result of "Reprocessing" the world's nuclear wastes - much of  the reprocessing waste is discharged through a pipeline to the Irish Sea where it sits on the sea bed till resuspended and brought back on the tide.   A new exhibition previews at the Sellafield run Beacon Museum …

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The Vikings are Back to Close Sellafield!

It's a long time since the Vikings were making a nuisance of themselves along the beautiful coastline of West Cumbria. Now a group of them are back.  This time they are welcomed with heartfelt thanks from those for whom the nuclear lies are no longer believed. Neptune Network - The Close Sellafield Mission 2018 The …

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Please Sign Petition to Stop the Coal Mine Near Sellafield!

Please Sign, Share and Talk about this, Letters to the press, please help to stop this plan in whatever way you can. Incredibly this mad, bad and dangerous plan has received far less media attention and discussion than the proposed Zip wires accross Thirlmere. Why is that? What is Going On? The Petition can be […] …

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Man Made Earthquakes in Cumbria?

Do we want to risk man made seismic activity close to Sellafield?  Please write to Cumbria County Council before July 10th and make your voice heard in opposition to the first coal mine in the UK for 30 years...near to....Sellafield!!! “The majority of the anthropogenic related earthquakes were caused by coal mining and the decline …

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Guest Blog: Why the Nuclear Industry is Killing Off the Human Race by John Urquhart

Documentary from 1983.  Sellafield is still reprocessing and will continue to do so for as long as it can get away with it.   A Guest Blog by John Urquhart WHY THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRY IS KILLING OFF THE HUMAN RACE When Gallileo pointed out that the Roman Catholic Church's model of the universe was flawed, …

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Forgotten Archives: SELLAFIELD AND THE SUFFERING CHILDREN

OBSERVER MAGAZINE 28th May 1989 EXCLUSIVE REPORT: SELLAFIELD AND THE SUFFERING CHILDREN Ellie de Cordova lived at Whitehaven, nine miles away from the nuclear reprocessing plant of Sellafield. At the age of four, she died of leukaemia, a type of cancer affecting the blood and bone marrow. Eighteen other children within 20 miles of Sellafield …

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Panorama Tonight at 8.30: Sellafield

Radiation Free Lakeland are no lovers of the BBC's recent coverage of nuclear issues...so we were extremely guarded when approached by Panorama.  Following reassurance that this would be an "expose"  we have contributed to the programme with documents leaked to us by brave whistleblowers.    We hope against hope that the programme will do what it …

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Cumbria Life – “Chernobyl The Cloud Lingers On”

Cumbria Life and Chernobyl...a hard hitting article from 1996... The lifestyle magazine, Cumbria Life, is not where you would expect to find a hard- hitting article on Chernobyl and the nuclear industry. But that is exactly what was published in this Cumbrian coffee table magazine in 1996. .... (the article is in the public domain …

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