The Guardian Fails to Highlight the Continued Construction of Nuclear Submarines in Barrow throughout the ‘lockdown’

Followers of Radiation Free Lakeland will know that we have been trying to stop the continued operations of so called "essential" nuclear construction - including the ongoing build of nuclear submarines at Barrow. Of course we would do this notwithstanding COVID19. But we naively assumed that during the 'Lockdown' for the rest of the country …

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No Lockdown for Nuclear Construction Projects – Trident, Sellafield, Hinkley C

While the country is locked down to protect us from Covid19, the government's nuclear projects continue. These include construction of nuclear submarines, construction on the Sellafield site (new gas plant and more) and the continued construction of Hinkley C. If Moorside had not been scrapped there would be an influx of thousands of workers ensconced …

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Events in Cumbria for Hiroshima Day on Monday 6th August

"Fair Trade" Barrow,  Home to Trident (note this photo is not a spoof! It is real).   Sellafield where once there was a farm where baby booties where made - then bombs were birthed. Wastwater - millions of gallons of freshwater daily are abstracted from here to cool the nuclear wastes which make the bombs. …

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Barrow-built submarine dragged fishing crew across Irish Sea

The Evening Mail has reported on the Marine Accident Investigation Branch's findings on the incredible incident in April 2015 when a submarine (likely to be carrying nuclear warheads) dragged a fishing boat across the Irish Sea.  Why isn't this headline news across the UK we wonder? From the Evening Mail - 14 October 2016 7:59AM …

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Highly Radioactive Waste on the Move Across Europe

Below is a report from France Bleu on the cargo of highly radioactive waste being transported by sea, rail and road from Sellafield via the port of Barrow across Europe.  The vitrified waste is being 'repatriated' to Switzerland, to do this  wastes have already been dumped out to the Irish sea to Cumbrian air and leaving highly radioactive …

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Highly Radioactive Nuclear Waste to be Shipped from the South Lakes This Weekend

This weekend has been chosen as the date to ship and truck Highly Radioactive Nuclear Wastes from Barrow in Furness in Cumbria  to Switzerland.  It certainly is a good weekend to bury bad news what with Jeremy Corbyn election fever gripping the country. I went to Barrow today to stage a one woman protest, no …

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From Barrow “Home of Trident” to Faslane: Bairns Not Bombs!

"Made in Cumbria" Today at Faslane in Scotland there is a blockade of the Trident base. "On Monday, 13th April the Scrap Trident Bairns Not Bombs Blockade will stop work at Faslane where Trident nuclear weapons are based just 30 miles from Glasgow. We want to send a strong reminder that the people of Scotland …

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Guest Blog from Action Atomic Weapons Eradication

Now's the time to take action against Trident replacement Trident is one of those campaigning issues that can sometimes feel just a bit too big; our politicians seem intent on holding onto their WMD's, and there doesn't seem to be very much we can do to stop them. However, I'm convinced, in the few years …

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