On this day 20 Years ago, 20 Miles from Sellafield – The Man from the Govnt says NO to Felling the Rusland Beeches

page 43 12th June 1997 Man from the Dept of Environment says NO! Hurray!!! Simon Pryce concluded “The beeches are a significant feature of the valley and make a considerable contribution to its character and amenity. There is NO JUSTIFICATION for felling them all on safety grounds and individuals could be retained for several decades.” […] …

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Lakeland Story for All Hallow’s Eve: The Beast of Beckermet

The Beast of Beckermet “What am I? Nosing here, turning leaves over Following a faint stain on the air to the river's edge I enter water. Who am I to split The glassy grain of water looking upward I see the bed Of the river above me upside down very clear” Wodwo by Ted Hughes …

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Friends of the Lake District Call For Celebrations over Pylons – What about the 250Million years+ of Nuclear Waste!?

RELATIVE LIFETIMES A. PYLONS From Moorside - 60 Years B. HIGH BURN NUCLEAR WASTE FROM MOORSIDE- 250MILLION YEARS   Recieved this today from Friends of the Lake District.  It is beyond satire FoLD and all other conservation, wildlife, countryside and other  groups tasked with "protecting"  Cumbria are clamouring to stand up and say a vehement  …

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Why are Conservation Groups IGNORING Moorside While Objecting to Pylons?

Friends of the Lake District and the Lake District National Park Authority are getting together to oppose pylons through the Lakes from the proposed diabolic Moorside nuclear plant.  People think this is grand - this is great, at last some action. BUT to "support the offshore route for pylons"  while IGNORING Moorside, while keeping schtum about the plan to more …

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Baroness Verma faces fresh rebellion over radioactive waste disposal debate. House of Lords, Moses Room, at 3.45 pm tomorrow, wed

LETTER TO TIM FARRON MP Dear Tim Tomorrow in the House of Lords at 3.45pm in the Moses Room Baroness Verma will be leading a plan to change the law in order to dump democracy along with nuclear waste. Having just found out about this, Radiation Free Lakeland and other voluntary groups have been frantically …

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Friends of the Lake District’s “Fragile Environment” Talk by Pro Nuclear, Pro Fracking Chris Smith

Lord Chris Smith is pro nuclear and pro fracking. He is giving a lecture tonight to Friends of the Lake District on the threats to our fragile natural environment....his pro nuclear stance  while Head of the Environment Agency has been instrumental in facilitating the biggest threat to the Lake District....the proposal for nuclear geological dumping …

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