Article in Taz – Atomkraft in Nordwestern Englands

Article in German National Press - Taz by Daniel Zylbersztajn  21. 4. 17 (translation not perfect - with help of google and others!) Nuclear power in North West England In the shadow of Radiation In the home country of the British nuclear industry doubts about nuclear power are unpopular. Nuclear power opponents still do not …

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Violence to Farmland by the Nuclear Industry Has been going on for Too Long. ENOUGH!

  The News and Star reported this week on the "devastation" felt by a Cumbrian farmer who has been given a year to leave the land in order to make way for "Europe's biggest nuclear development." There are many more farmers who will lose their land and livelihoods.  Some farms would be  immediately buried under …

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Treasure Trove on the Ancient Greenfields of Moorside

This months Cumbria Life carries a story about the Important Viking Treasure Trove found by two lucky archeological enthusiasts.  What the story neglects to mention is that this treasure was found on the land known as "Moorside" earmarked for three dangerous nuclear reactors.  ..... CUMBRIA LIFE February 2017 Treasure Trove Viking hoard discovered in Beckermet …

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Moorside – a Diabolic Plan – Come on …RESIST

Recently I was asked for maps of the Moorside site - here a satellite map indicates the overall view.  From Sellafield the Moorside site would stretch to Beckermet , Braystones and Calderbridge and include the flood plain of the River Ehen.  The near proximity to the jewel in the crown of the Lake District- Wastwater …

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85% of Cumbrians say NO to Nuclear Nightmare, While NuGen Peddle their Fairytale in Beckermet

  In just one day 85% of 1268 Cumbrians said  NO to the nightmare of new build while NuGen peddle their "sleeping beauty" fairy story.  This poll is far larger than the responses to the first NuGen CONsultation and we suspect far more representative of Cumbria.  Many Sellafield workers who oppose Moorside would be reluctant …

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Silent Night of Radioactive boreholes, 300 on Greenfields and Floodplain

The land beneath and around Sellafield is too radioactive for a nuclear dump.  This is what people were told by Energy Solutions when they were trying to push a low level nuclear dump on the old open cast coal mine of Keekle Head. Some suggested quite reasonably that the waste should remain at Sellafield.  But …

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New Year “upsurge of resistance” to nuclear?

Article in Thursday's Whitehaven News (8th Jan 2015) : New year resolve for protestors OPPONENTS of a multi-billion nuclear complex have held a protest near to the earmarked site. Around a dozen supporters of pressure group Radiation Free Lakeland met in Beckermet on New Years Eve to make their feelings against the three-reactor Moorside project known. …

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Moorside Protest

Article from the North West Evening Mail January 3rd 2015 New Year Vigil Against 'Diabolical' Nuclear Site Anti-nuclear protesters have called a West Cumbria site the "biggest crime scene of 2014".  Dozens of campaigners held a New Years Eve vigil just outside Moorside to represent the 5,500 strong petition against development. National Grid plans to …

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The Road to Beckermet’s “Moorside” – Predetermined?

Last week Radiation Free Lakeland wrote to Copeland Councillors asking that they call a halt to the drilling of 100 boreholes in Beckermet. We asked:  " call a halt to this drilling, or at the very least ask why such an important decision was delegated to one Development Manager. The safety of Cumbria is already …

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Protestors Gather

Article in yesterday's News and Star 2nd Jan 2015 News and Star 2nd January 2015 PROTESTORS GATHER AT NUCLEAR COMPLEX SITE Radiation Free Lakeland voice opposition to Moorside plans by Jenny Barwise Opponents of a multi-billion nuclear complex have held a protest near to the earmarked site.  Around a dozen supporters of pressure group Radiation …

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