Trains and Boats and Planes Are Bringing Nuclear Waste to My Home…

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority trumpet their latest "success" - the dumping of more than 1000 tonnes of steel drums filled with nuclear wastes at the "Low Level Waste Repository in Drigg, Cumbria - from the redundant Magnox site at Winfrith, Dorset. This is their triumphant announcement..... "A major project to dispose of more than 1,000 …

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Drigg’s Nuclear Waste “Drop In” – Show Opposition to the Plan for multiple Dumps – earliest to be delivered in a decade (they wish!)

Map showing land newly acquired on a long lease -the NDA are in the process of buying up more land in the vicinity. Map also shows mine/mineral rights released (with delays and reluctance) to Drigg resident under Freedom of Information PRESS NOTICE Campaigners will be holding a demonstration outside the Geological Disposal Community Partnership "Drop …

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Coal and Nuclear Interests Linked

Letter Published in the Westmorland Gazette 3rd March 2022 Dear Editor, Recent correspondents are absolutely right that the coal mine is primarily a political issue.  Costings for Near Surface Disposal of Intermediate Level Nuclear Wastes and Geological Disposal of High Level Nuclear Wastes are being prepared right now.   The person trusted by government to …

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BBC Report on Closure of Hunterston B Fails to Mention that All the Nuclear Crapola will Come to Cumbria

Radiation Free Lakeland have long argued for the closure of the cracked nuclear plants that EDF are running long past their planned lifetimes. Yesterday one of these cancer factories, Hunterston B was closed down because of the dangerously cracked graphite cores. The BBC report below toots a trumpet about the electricity produced by Hunterston but …

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Thank You to All Supporters Old and New

Thank you to everyone who has supported and/or donated to Radiation Free Lakeland campaigns this year.   Our Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole campaign logo drawn in biro on a ‘post it’ note back in 2017 feels more relevant than ever with its earthquakey doodle.   We have recently received a letter from Government …

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Dangerous Nuclear Waste Dumping- Mission Creep and Obfuscation

The following images are from a four page Advertorial by NIREX in Cumbria Life from 1993 (NIREX was the then government body on "Nuclear Waste Disposal." ) The NIREX plan was for "deep disposal" of intermediate and some low level nuclear wastes. Now in 2021 the "vision" is to put the intermediate level nuclear wastes …

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NEW NUCLEAR DUMP FOR HIGHER ACTIVITY WASTES AT DRIGG LOW LEVEL WASTE REPOSITORY? NIREX REBRANDED?

The following was first published on Lakes Against Nuclear Dump - our dedicated campaign website. From Lakes Against Nuclear Dump to the Lake District National Park Authority. A letter of alarm regarding plans for an Intermediate Level Nuclear Waste Dump for the UK's Low Level Waste Repository at the village of Drigg. The UKs LLWR …

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Fundraiser!

Its that time again to pass the hat round and see if we can raise a few bob to keep the show on the road. If you like what we do and want it to continue then please consider making a small donation.  Radiation Free Lakeland are a small civil society group dedicated to holding …

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World Nuclear Heritage Site

Bunting is being put up to welcome His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, who has been confirmed as the guest of honour at a special community event to mark the Lake District as a World Heritage Site on 26 March. Radiation Free Lakeland will be sending Prince Charles our "Pictorial Guide to the Lake …

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