“Homegrown” ??? Don’t make me laugh!

On the anniversary of the Windscale disaster and in the midst of the building of a new gas plant especially for Sellafield,  the North West Evening Mail publishes a press release from the nuclear industry touting the 'Rediscover Nuclear' campaign. Some of the laughable descriptions include "homegrown" "safe" "low carbon". Each of these claims is …

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More Uranium Hex Arrives at Springfields on the 62nd Anniversary of the Windscale Fire – STOP NEW NUCLEAR

On Thursday we remembered the 62nd Anniversary of the Windscale Fire - which was fuelled by the Springfields Nuclear Fuel plant just over 5 miles from the Cuadrilla frack site.   While we were there,  locals told us about the earthquakes that were felt at the Springfields site as a result of fracking nearby.  This …

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REMEMBER WINDSCALE – 10th Oct 2pm Outside Springfields Nuclear Fuel Plant, Nr Preston

  A Photo from 1978 - When Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace vehemently and actively opposed Windscale  and the manufacture of plutonium for bombs.   10,000 people demonstrated in London against Windscale's expansion and the continuing nuclear agenda.  In 1981 Windscale was renamed Sellafield.    REMEMBER WINDSCALE - Join us on 10th Oct 2pm …

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REMEMBER WINDSCALE AT SPRINGFIELDS NUKILLER FUEL PLANT 10th Oct 2pm

  TO REMEMBER THE FIRST NUCLEAR DISASTER IN THE UK - WINDSCALE JOIN US AT THE GATES OF HELL  - SPRINGFIELDS NUKILLER FUELS - FUELLING THE NEXT NUCLEAR DISASTER (AND "ROUTINE" CONTAMINATION) Meet outside Springfields Nuclear Fuels - 2pm 10th October to REMEMBER WINDSCALE.  The nearest Train station is Salwick - not far from Preston. …

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Remembering Windscale, Outside the Gates where #NuclearMudness is made

  Today folk from Radiation Free Lakeland and Close Capenhurst remembered the 61st anniversary of the Windscale Fire. During 10–11th October, 1957 A serious fire developed in the core of a nuclear reactor at Windscale Works, Sellafield, northwest England, which led to the release of significant quantities of radioactive material into the environment over a …

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60 years on Remembering the Windscale Fire

Monday outside the Springfields Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing plant to remember the Windscale Fire, the first major nuclear disaster in the UK. Springfields Near Preston is where the diabolic nuclear fuel was made and is still being made. We remember the voluntary bravery of the Windscale workers and the involuntary bravery of all those unacknowledged babies, …

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60th Anniversary of the Windscale Fire this year – Lessons Learnt?

Advance notice of just some of the events taking place to Remember the Windscale Fire of 1957 9th October 1pm: Banner Making Event at Maple Farm with opportunity to hear from nuclear activists about Preston’s key role in fuelling the Windscale Fire in Pile 1. 9th October 3.30 pm Vigil at Springfields (with freshly minted …

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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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57 years ago today in 1957 :The Windscale Fire

A write up about todays Windscale anniversary and a reminder that Radiation Free Lakeland will have a stand at Wasdale Show tomorrow with the Stop Moorside petition, information and a competition. Look forward to seeing you there at this beautiful show in the most beautiful and most at risk area in the world. 57 years ago …

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