IMPORTANT NOTICE: Nuclear Barrel Making Workshop NOW NOT this Saturday 15th Dec Will be 12th January 2019.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Nuclear Barrel Making Workshop NOW NOT this Saturday 15th Dec Will be 12th January 2019. This is for Stop New Nuclear's " Surround Springfields " action next year in April to send a message out that New Nuclear Fuel manufacture is mad and this is in the middle of a Fracking gas field! …

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“Minerals and Waste” Tell Lancashire County Council the home truth: Fracking and Nuclear in Close Proximity are bonkers!

Lancashire County Council are currently consulting on a draft revised local plan for Minerals and Waste.   Please send them a note saying that the close proximity of the already dangerous Springfields Nuclear Fuels to Cuadrilla's Fracking operations puts people and the environment under serious and cumulative threat of chemical and radiological contamination.  Ask them to …

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Fracking: Nuclear Fools

It has taken some doing but at last a national media outlet has exposed the close proximity of fracking operations on the Fylde to the UKs nuclear fuel site, 'Springfields'. Good on Private Eye for breaking the silence. Check out page 37 of Private Eye 16th Nov ... here is a small extract of the …

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Fylde Fracking Near Nuclear Fuel Site – “No Problem” says Government

A supporter of Radiation Free Lakeland has been doing excellent work in a series of letters to the Rt Hon Claire Perry MP in relation to fracking in Lancashire near the Springfields Nuclear Fuel site. The reply is an essay in nonchalance which is breathtaking in the wake of the supposed precautionary principle lessons learnt …

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Nukiller Sacred Cow: Springfields Nuclear Fuels is a Seismic “High Hazard” Installation on the Fylde.

On the 19th October there was a much publicised seismic event on the Fylde measuring a magnitude of 0.3ML. The previous day's micro-seismic events  in the area at the end of the horizontal shale gas well currently being fracked by Cuadrilla. measured -0.2, -0.8 and -0.3 magnitude. What was NOT publicised in ANY of the press, …

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Lancashire School Children Put at Risk : Trips to see Enriched Uranium being turned into Nuclear Fuel, and all In the middle of the UKs new Fracking Gasfield.

Images - School buses on visit inside the Springfields Nuclear Fuel site - Enriched Uranium entering the site. The following letter has been sent to the interim Chief Executive Officer of Lancashire County Council from a supporter of Radiation Free Lakeland. The continued school trips to the Springfields Nuclear Fuel site slap bang in the …

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Remembering Windscale, Outside the Gates where #NuclearMudness is made

  Today folk from Radiation Free Lakeland and Close Capenhurst remembered the 61st anniversary of the Windscale Fire. During 10–11th October, 1957 A serious fire developed in the core of a nuclear reactor at Windscale Works, Sellafield, northwest England, which led to the release of significant quantities of radioactive material into the environment over a …

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What?! No Evacuation Plan?

Bravo to anti-fracking campaigners for getting an interim injunction on fracking at PNR on safety and the lack of evacuation plans. We have sent a letter to Springfields, the UKs nuclear fuel manufacturing plant as the safety concerns overlap and are magnified with these two industries in such close proximity. Dear Springfields Fuels, Westinghouse, We …

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The Lake District’s Freshwater is “Safeguarding National Security” Shh!

Many thanks indeed to  New Horizons in St Annes for hosting the talk and for this video. Here are a few slides from the talk which outline the enormous freshwater usage of the nuclear industry.   This issue has been off limits for way too long.