Trust Me, I am an Expert (Official Reassuring Expert!)

A Poem that speaks true by Phil Knight TRUST ME, I AM AN EXPERT Who says cigarettes are bad for you? What utter RUBBISH! They clear the chest of phlegm And they settle the nerves Trust me I am an Expert. Asbestosis? There is no such thing! Asbestos is all that stands Between you and …

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Sellafield Sponsors Cumbria Day -Leaving a Nasty Taste in the Mouth?

The Evening Mail excitedly tells us  that "The best Cumbria has to offer will be showcased in Parliament (today) as leading businesses set out their stall. Cumbria Day – now in its third year – is hosted by the county's six MPs as they put their political differences aside for the good of the area. …

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Forget Our Green and Pleasant Land – this Nuclear Hell Hole is Coming Your Way..Unless We Rise Up from the Monbiot Induced Nuclear Apathy

The devastation  awaiting the river Ehen and the tiny village of Beckermet in West Cumbria has been graphically demonstrated courtesy of an EDF drone over Hinkley Point C in Somerset.   George Monbiot the Guardian's much hyped environmentalist has told Cumbria that the most dangerous thing we have to worry about it the sheep. He is …

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Mounting Nuclear Waste with nowhere to go.

The Whitehaven News have published an excellent letter by the founder of Greenpeace UK. Pete Wilkinson  has written this letter in his role as Chairman of Together Against Sizewell. Government seems to be determined to pursue a nuclear power policy which will leave future generations with a nuclear waste radiation legacy at least ten times …

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Westinghouse Saved – Who Knew? We did! Come on and Join the Resistance to the Nuclear Mafia.

As we predicted Westinghouse has been bailed out by an asset management company.  The nuclear industry will not under any circumstances, apart from huge public outcry and condemnation, be allowed to go belly up.  This means that Westinghouse in Preston will be hoping to gear up to supply all new nuclear reactors here (and overseas …

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Radiation Free Lakeland: Review of 2017

Radiation Free Lakeland: Review of 2017 “Scrap your pylon connection – Moorside would be an abomination.”  Jean Ward of Kendal .   We learnt in January of Jean Ward’s passing. In her late eighties she had a young spirit and campaigned fiercely but with great personal gentleness.  The last time I spoke to she told me how …

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“Campaigners in Cumbria have thanked Essex Councillors for Opposing a Nuclear Power Station”

From Wednesday's Essex Gazette Anti-nuclear Support 300 miles away. Campaigners in Cumbria have thanked Essex councillors for opposing a nuclear power station. Designs for a nuclear power station close to the site of a former plant in Bradwell have been revealed. The design for the new Bradwell B reactor has passed the first step of …

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Seasons Greetings and THANK YOU to Colchester Council for the Best Gift!

In November the Maldon Standard reported that "COUNCILLORS will do everything they can to block the potential development of a nuclear power station at Bradwell. Designs for a new nuclear power station close to the site of a former plant have been revealed. The reactor and buildings - designed by EDF and China General Nuclear …

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Nobel Peace Prize will Be Awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Tomorrow in Oslo the Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. Local members of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in Lancaster and Cumbria congratulated the International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons and welcome the United Nations treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Now we all …

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A Trojan Horse to Embed Deep Mining Infrastrucure for Nuclear Wastes ? Or a Genuinely Honest and Terrible Idea to Mine for Coal?

Even The Coal Authority oppose the coal mine planned under the Irish Sea. It is a mystery why none of this is reported in the press. Those opposing the coal mine include: RSPB, Natural England, National Trust, The Environment Agency, Colourful Coast Partnership, Coal Action Network, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace and many more. So […] …

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