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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Don’t Let Westinghouse, Hitachi and Toshiba Walk Away From Fukushima into Cumbria

Hitachi and Toshiba designed, built and serviced the reactors which directly contributed to the Fukushima nuclear disaster, yet these companies have not paid one cent of the cost for the reactor failures. Now these companies are the major part of NuGen who plan to build three reactors on green fields near to Sellafield. Join us on …

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STOP MOORSIDE – AN UNQUENCHABLE THIRST FOR FRESH LAKELAND WATER

United Utilities: "We have had discussions with NuGen who have told us that they expect to have cooling, construction and ongoing water use needs. At this stage in development their exact needs are unknown" Moorside Water from Thirlmere.EA-letter   pdf NuGen are asking the public to consult on their plans for 3 AP1000 reactors.  Meanwhile they …

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Kick Nuclear Send Message of Support – *Stop Moorside* Demo this Saturday

Demonstration this Saturday 16th May from 11am outside Whitehaven Civic Hall STOP MOORSIDE London based group Kick Nuclear have sent a message of support for the Stop Moorside demonstration: The group Kick Nuclear wish to express their support for Radiation Free Lakeland in their objections to plans for building a new nuclear power station at Moorside. …

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Demonstration to Stop Moorside …save “the boggles”

Join us on 16th May to say NO to Moorside. We will be handing out leaflets to counter the lies being promoted by the industry who are determined to push this diabolic plan along whatever it takes.  We (You! Us! )  must be equally determined to Stop Moorside...bring music, bring banners, bring friends, bring farmers, bring …

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‘Trident Town’ Letter in today’s Daily Mail

Trident Town Where in the world would a school be run by an arms manufacturer? China? Russia? Syria? Or... Barrow in in Furness, Cumbria? BAE builds nuclear submarines in Barrow, where, we are told reassuringly, radioactive emissions from the dockyard are masked by the greater emissions from Sellafield, just across the Duddon Estuary. Not content …

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Letter in The Keswick Reminder: We Need to Talk About Moorside and Radioactive Wastes

Letter: We Need toTalk About Moorside and Radioactive Wastes 20th March 2015 Dear Editor, I attended the ‘Public Talk’ at the Skiddaw Hotel on 11th March, not that I would have known about it if I hadn’t read about it in your Letters column, via Rod and Jill Donnington-Smith. It was quite a large gathering, …

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