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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GMB want Government to Bail Out Moorside – the Public Must Pay For Nukiller!

Celebrations that Moorside is to be scrapped are on hold. At least until we can be sure that our nuclear obsessed Government are not going to publicly fund this as has happened with ALL other nuclear new build before.  The GMB union is agitating.. This is the GMB's "Response To Moorside Crisis Wednesday, August 1, …

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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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Westinghouse in the US – this is the same company runs Springfields slap bang in the middle of Cuadrilla’s fracking operations.

There has been a virtual media black out on this in the US.  Similarly here in the UK Westinghouse enjoys a cloak of secrecy over its operations so much so that many of those opposing fracking on the Fylde are unaware that the UKS nuclear fuel manufacturing plant (the first in the world) is slap …

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Radioactive Sand Sculptures by Cumbria Wildlife Trust?

An urgent request has been sent to Sellafield to monitor and retrieve radioactive particles from  St bees beach ahead of Cumbria Wildlife Trust"s 'Beached Art' day. Sellafield have treated this straightforward request under Freedom of Information rules which means that there will not be a reply for at least a month and then we may …

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Opportunity to Get Involved – Help Leaflet at Nuclear Waste Train Open Day in Crewe

Demo to Stop Nuclear Waste Trains  (Carlisle Railway Station) Stop Nuclear Waste Trains - This Saturday in Crewe Our friends at Close Capenhurst Campaign will be leafleting outside the Gresty Bridge railway depot in Crewe this saturday.  Please do join in the battle to stop the insanity of nuclear waste trains travelling on our rail …

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Listen to the Dolphin – Not the Cumbria Chamber of Commerce!

This is what the Dolphin says: "New Nuclear? Construction 2 Catastrophe, You Pay! This is what the CEO of Cumbria's Chamber of Commerce says: " “The trick here is that they are, effectively, transferring risk from the private sector developer to the consumer" Rob Johnston, Chief Executive of Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, Nuclear Sector Deal …

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HEALTH WARNING FOR CUMBRIAN BEACHES

Volunteers at Radiation Free Lakeland (nuclear safety campaign group based in Cumbria) have been sending soil and sand samples from West Cumbria's coastline to the US for testing.  The resulting report doesn't tell the whole story as funding meant only two isotopes were tested for ...even so fully one third of ALL samples tested contain …

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The Vikings are Back to Close Sellafield!

It's a long time since the Vikings were making a nuisance of themselves along the beautiful coastline of West Cumbria. Now a group of them are back.  This time they are welcomed with heartfelt thanks from those for whom the nuclear lies are no longer believed. Neptune Network - The Close Sellafield Mission 2018 The …

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