The Lake District’s Freshwater is “Safeguarding National Security”! Talk at New Horizons in St Annes, Nr Blackpool.

Many thanks to New Horizons  for inviting Radiation Free Lakeland tomorrow evening. Doors Open at 7.30 for 8.00pm start - free refreshments For ten years now Radiation Free Lakeland have been flagging up the nuclear industry's eyewatering use of our most precious resource,  freshwater.  For ten years the main stream media have shied away from …

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Dr Chris Busby’s False Arrest and that report of “Sellafield Radioactive Mud”

    Last Thursday Dr Chris Busby - one of the few UK scientists challenging the nuclear civil/military industry was falsely arrested and his liberty taken away for 19 hours.   This is extreme. The Daily Mail reported that "Dr Busby, 73, is said to have his own laboratory at home and supposedly keeps, among …

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6th Installment of the Springfields Archive: Preston’s Radioactive River

https://youtu.be/AZEQ035XPhM This is from the 1990s. "You and Yours" BBC Radio 4 programme describing the "biggest in the UK" radioactive discharges The Springfields plant discharges directly into the River Ribble and has done so since 1948. What has changed? Nothing, apart from the fact that any mention of cancer and radioactive discharge by eminent doctors …

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Lords High Tail it Away from Geological Dump Debate: BIGGEST DECISION IN OUR TIME

Last week a 'debate' on the implementation of the plan for dangerous geological dumping of nuclear waste took place in the House of Lords.  So few Lords were there.  Anyone would think this plan to impose one or more high level waste dumps underneath our feet is an issue of so very little importance and …

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5th Installment of the Springfields Archives: Springfield’s Long Shadow

https://youtu.be/ayzbDngVvsg   This is the fifth installment of our series 'The Springfields Archives" Springfield’s Long Shadow - It is Getting Longer! A video diary by an courageous individual in the 1990s. What has changed since then? Springfields Nuclear Fuel plant near Preston is gearing up to produce new and even more dangerous nuclear fuel for …

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News Update from Nikki

Sellafield from Corney Fell - Photo Radiation Free Lakeland Excellent News Update below from the South West with a Big Picture Outlook.  If you would like to subscribe to Nikki's Updates and Analysis please email nikkijones5@hotmail.com Beyond all the heat, fires, drought, mudslides and other catastrophes of the last few weeks, perhaps the overwhelming change …

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“Artomic ” This Sunday at Solfest

A brand new space at Solfest, dedicated to all the ways that we can support each other and our planet, The "WHOSE PLANET...is it anyway?" tent runs over the festival weekend showcasing the many and varied ways we can we nurture, protect and reclaim our planet and each other. Workshops and discussions from bees to …

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Hiroshima Day in Cumbria

Hiroshima Day 2018 - Barrow BAE Trident Shipyard Hiroshima Day 2018 - Outside Sellafield Remembering Hiroshima - at Wastwater (used to cool nuclear wastes) Yesterday Radiation Free Lakeland felt humbled to take part in CNDs impressive and inspirational commemoration of the terrible nuclear crime inflicted on Hiroshima. The nuclear industry was birthed to make plutonium …

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Letter to Greg Clark – There is Not Enough Fresh Water for New Nuclear, Stop Now.

The plans for Moorside are unravelling but we have to make sure.   The following letter has been sent to Greg Clark MP,  Please do use this as a template to urge him to scrap all new nuclear build.  It is beyond time. Email:  enquiries@beis.gov.uk To the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP Secretary of State Department …

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“The National Park is Not the Right Place!” This leaves the Door Open by Suggesting there IS a Right Place for HOT Nuclear Wastes Under Cumbria

The article below was published by Open Democracy in 2013.  At that time Friends of the Lake District were conspicuous by their determined absence during the long hard  campaign to stop "Steps Towards Geological Disposal" from 2008 to 2013.  . Now in 2018, we really hope FoLD campaign to stop a nuclear dump ANYwhere under …

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