60th Anniversary of the Windscale Fire

  This year on the 10th October it will be 60 years since the UK's first nuclear disaster.  Radiation Free Lakeland, Close Capenhurst, Stop Hinkley, Kick Nuclear, Stop Wylfa, South West Against Nuclear, Nuclear Trains Action Group and many others will be remembering the disaster and working to ensure there is no repeat. This is …

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Recycling Radioactive Scrap Metal – What Could Go Wrong?

Last weeks headline in the Whitehaven News “New business will recycle spare food” sounds like a very good thing. Only read a little further and all is not what it seems. "Recycle Lives" is a scrap buying and reprocessing business with a Sellafield contract. Usually scrap metal merchants buy in scrap metal for melting down …

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NuGen’s Parent Company Loses £Millions – No Worries Though! Plenty of Slush Funds for Greenwashing Moorside

The Whitehaven News reports today on the worst kept secret that Toshiba is financially torpedoing. Still not to worry eh, there are still slush funds aplenty to greenwash the increasingly despised Moorside plan.  Apart from NuGen (100% Toshiba) the other two sponsors are the Copeland Community Fund ( this fund doles out the £millions Cumbria …

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Following the “Embrace Nuclear” Podium Piece (of work) in the Westmorland Gazette ….

For the last two weeks there have been excellent letters in the Westmorland Gazette rebutting the pronuclear claims by Dr Kent Brooks in his Podium Here is just one of them..... Nuclear is Not the Best Option by Linda Walker MBE, Executive Director of Chernobyl Children's Project UK. It is hard to know where to …

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Nuclear Podium – A Masterpiece in Storytelling

PODIUM The Westmorland Gazette’s Podium is often given over to the fans of nuclear energy. This one in particular was a masterpiece and neatly encapsulates in one article all the deceitful pro-nuclear ‘renaissance’ propaganda that we have been treated to over the last decade or more.   Dr Kent Brooks has appeared in the Westmorland Gazette …

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Nuclear Power Farts Rainbows -Official!

This isn’t a spoof, wish it was it would be the best ever. Remember back in 2015 when the then Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, said: “new nuclear power stations must be designed to look beautiful to garner essential public support” This is the result of that blue sky thinking. “A new proposal could lead to …

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“The Last Radioactive Particle Has Been Removed” from St Bees: Cumbria Wildlife Trust Presented with Award

CUMBRIA WILDLIFE TRUST PRESENTED WITH BEACHED UP ART AWARD by Nuclear Safety Campaigners " The last radioactive particle has been picked up" from St Bees beach : Cumbria Wildlife Trust Peter Bullard the Director of Cumbria Wildlife Trust told campaigners: "Cumbria Wildlife Trust has been holding this event on the beach at St Bees for …

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Beware Nuclear Trains Bearing Gifts!

Braving the rain in Carlisle today campaigners went to bear witness to the Nuclear Industry's whitewashing of its seemingly never ending transports of mountains of spent fuel and nuclear materials. The day is a great draw for thousands of railway enthusiasts who are in love with the diesel engines.   Many are unaware of the …

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This Report Raises the Spectre of the World’s Nuclear Heritage Site

https://issuu.com/radiationfreelakeland/docs/moorside_-_environmental_impact_by_ "this report raises the awful spectre of the Worlds Nuclear Heritage Site"  Radiation Free Lakeland Nuclear Safety Campaigners were joined today by Anti Fracking Campaigners to launch a New report into the environmental impacts of the Cumbrian New Nuclear Build, Moorside proposal.  A 'pop up' protest outside Springfields Westinghouse site, Near Preston, was the …

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Human Chain of 50,000 Protests Against Nuclear Power Across Three Countries

YESTERDAY!   Organizers claimed that some 50,000 protesters took part in the demonstration on Sunday, forming a human chain that stretched from Aachen, Germany, to Liege, Belgium, and Maastricht, the Netherlands. The chain also passed close the Tihange nuclear power plant some 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) southwest of Liege. The Tihange 2 and Doel 3 reactors …

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