Lock the Gate on Drigg Nuclear Waste Site: 15th July in Kendal

"The time has come the Walrus said to speak of many things.  Of nuclear waste in shipping crates and jellyfish with wings.." Dear Friends Just had a phone call from Cumbria County Council saying the Drigg Nuclear Dump  decision will be taken in Kendal on 15th July at 9am.  I will speak on behalf of …

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Nuclear Tosh(iba) Reigns Supreme While Cumbria is Stitched Up

Nuclear Tosh(iba) Reigns Supreme While Cumbria is Stitched Up By Those Who Should Be Protecting People and this Magical Corner of the Planet As the first consultation for Moorside drew to a close on the 25th July the company behind NuGen, Toshiba was caught cooking the books while Cumbria County Council waxed lyrical about "nuclear aspirations". …

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Take Action Today to Stop the Nuclear Dump Plans

On Wednesday the House of Lords under the Chair of Baroness Verma will be discussing  in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.45pm the plan to push  through legislation that will remove our right, and the right of Cumbria County Council, to object to burying radioactive waste underground.  This would potentially be at levels …

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Radioactive Waste Dump near villages and school children at Lillyhall? SAY NO!

ACTION! ACTION! ACTION! Councillors have deferred a decision on whether to allow operators to expand the dumping of radioactive waste into ordinary landfill. ACTION 1. Please Write to Cumbria County Council urging them not to give operators a license to dump ANY radioactive waste into Lillyhall landfill (info and points to make below) The Development …

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Letter to Secretary of State: No Radioactive Landfill – Keekle Head

Press Notice Radiation Free Lakeland Following an appeal by the company wanting to dump low level waste at Keekle Head, Radiation Free Lakeland have written to the Secretary of State urging Cumbria County Council's refusal for Keekle Head low level nuclear dump is upheld. Jamie Reed MP's rational objection to a low level nuclear dump …

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Beer Mat Launched at Wasdale Show TOMORROW!

Radiation Free Lakeland will have a stall at the Wasdale Show tomorrow to launch a Beer Mat! The beer mat says: Lake District Nuclear Waste Dump, For you, for eternity. On the rear of the beer mat there is more information and contact details for people to oppose the plan for a nuclear waste dump …

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Momentous Decision for Cumbria – Democracy Nuked

The most important meeting EVER of all 84 members of Cumbria County Council took place yesterday without fanfare. Radiation Free Lakeland (all ordinary people) unfurled a banner and staged a demo before the meeting - they weren't joined by Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, lovers of Lakeland: Melvyn Brag, Lord Clark and Eric Robson or …

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