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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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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YOU CAN SAVE WATER – STOP NUCLEAR!!

You can help save water, Stop Nuclear. Radiation Free Lakeland have after much questioning and re-questioning through Freedom of Information gained sight of an internal Sellafield document called : Water Demand Study, Water Demand Investigation dated 14th October 2014 (PDF can be seen here Sellafield Water Use 0224_001).  The document is as usual with the …

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Enriching the Future with Uranium? No Thanks!

Look what was happening this sunday in leafy Cheshire!  Who knew?? The STOP URENCO Declaration was read out by dedicated folk who would hesitate to call themselves Protectors.  That is what they are though in a BIG way.  They made the journey to Capenhurst in Cheshire to remind us all that enough is enough of …

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Sweet Little Lies at Preston New Road

When George Monbiot professes his nuclear love again, he has already beguiled and bewitched the good folk of Preston New Road who simply won't believe he means them harm. 'If George says its ok then why worry" Sweet Little Lies at Preston New Road Today George Monbiot honoured an invitation to speak at Preston New …

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“Let them Burn Plutonium! ” ???

This Telegraph article , and similar in other media suggests that plutonium is classified as a waste.  It is'nt, It SHOULD be, but it isn't. This is what the NDA say about nuclear waste:  "If it is assumed that the baseline inventory, as set out in the Managing Radioactive Waste White Paper (but excluding plutonium …

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