Moorside’s Beach Neighbours Say NO!

Below is an EXCELLENT and detailed Response to the CONsultation from Braystones Beach Residents who are close neighbours of the proposed Moorside plan. (The report is cut and pasted so apologies for some of the formatting which I havn't time to redo for blogging.....but it can be read in original form here:  FINAL Response to …

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Last Saturday’s Wasdale Show – No To Moorside!

West Cumbrian Radiation Free Lakelanders had a stall at last saturday's beautiful setting of the Wasdale Show.  There was lots of interest in the Stop Moorside petition which has now been signed by over 8300 people.  There was also huge interest in the ongoing Resistance to the insanity of making Cumbria an ever expanding and increasingly …

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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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More Spin on Moorside – Europes Biggest Nuclear Disaster in the Making

Moorside is billed as  the proposal for "Europe's Biggest Nuclear Development"  An equally accurate description would be: MOORSIDE: EUROPE'S BIGGEST PROPOSED NUCLEAR DISASTER The following is spin, smoke and mirrors from the nuclear industry:  Don't believe the hype. These AP1000 are not proven technology, they are not operational anywhere.  They would produce waste even hotter …

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Nuclear Junket Honours in Copeland

So another Nuclear Junket Copeland politician is honoured. Big Yawn This is so utterly predictable and so utterly corrupt. Remember Nuclear Junket Jack Cunningham? Loaded with honours! Baron Jack Cunningham who while MP for Workington ignored the legitimate concerns of Sellafield worker Duncan Ball Nuclear Junket Jack was suspended by the Labour party in 2013 accused …

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Alfred Wainwright’s “Atomic Carbuncle” Or Amber Rudd’s “Beautiful Nuclear”?

Alfred Wainwright famously called Calder Hall an "atomic carbuncle."  That was in the halcyon days when the nuclear sprawl at Sellafield was so much smaller. Now Amber Rudd, the Secretary of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change is urging "beautiful" new nuclear build.   When I see Sellafield I see: *uranium mines …

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Independent Radiation Monitoring in Cumbria – WHY THE HELL NOT?

Please come along and support us in Carlisle on Thursday 4th June 10am Committee Room 2.   We will  have a demo outside to meet the councillors going in from 9am Or if you cannot come along please do write a short note to the Cabinet asking that independent radiation monitoring is reinstated in Cumbria.  ( …

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NuGen Don’t Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good Story

The following article published in The Ecologist follows Radiation Free Lakeland's exposure of NuGen's Lie that Moorside would produce "7% of the UKs energy".  We now wait for double page adverts in every Cumbrian newspaper with NuGen's apology for bigging up nuclear energy. Lies, damned lies, and energy statistics - why nuclear is so much less than it …

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NuGen plan to “enhance the environment.” Like they did with Fukushima?

Today outside Whitehaven Civic Hall we sang our songs, spoke to lots of people and handed out leaflets countering the propaganda from the nuclear industry.  Lots of people stopped to tell us that they are opposed to new build "but what can we do - they're gonna go ahead anyway"    Well certainly that is what …

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Ticking Boxes – a poem by Duncan Ball – Sellafield worker for 20 years

  Ticking Boxes The boxes are ticked by those men who’ve been picked, from the keenest Of yes men there, for checks done each day so the bosses can say, that Their workforce takes extra care. But the bosses were tricked by some men that they picked for a job that All liars can do …

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