INTO ETERNITY…IN PRESTON

Radiation Free Lakeland's Marianne Birkby is honoured to be invited to speak at the next Mystery Tea House film showing in Preston. ...‘Into Eternity’ organised by REAL, Friends of the Earth and Beautiful Planet This eye opening film is of more relevance to Preston and the North West than we are being led to believe.   …

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Scientifically, morally and environmentally un-sound…. Geological Disposal of Nuclear Waste

Below is the Response to DECC with regard to the ‘call for evidence’ on "Working with Communities" on Geological Disposal of Nuclear Wastes No Nuke Dumping believe There is no guarantee that a geological disposal facility can contain radionuclides long-term. We do not therefore support the context of this “call for evidence” as we believe …

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The Ecologist: To Dump Nuclear Waste, First They Must Dump Democracy!

To dump nuclear waste, first they must dump democracy! Article in the Ecologist - 2nd April In the last act of the dying Parliament, MPs quietly voted to dump democratic planning processes to expedite a 'facility' for the high level nuclear waste in geologically fractured Cumbria, writes Marianne Birkby - so over-ruling strong and highly …

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Cumbria is the April Fool in this Nuclear Waste Scandal

Shockingly the Daily Mail is the ONLY paper to expose this - and even that with a somewhat neutered letter on the Letters Page...the original sent to all press is below Nuclear Waste Scandal In the last gasp of Parliament before the election, something momentous and awful happened but who knew? Who knew that our …

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Roll Call of Shame: MPs who voted to Dump Democracy along with Nuclear Waste

Tim Farron MP who is known to be opposed to geological dumping of radioactive wastes under Cumbria was not there - while Jamie Reed MP for Copeland and former Sellafield PR man was there ....and he voted to stop the plan ....WHAT IS GOING ON?    strange times! Here is the roll call of shame.... …

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IMPORTANT – TELL YOUR MP

ALL MPs whether pro or anti nuclear should  be interested in keeping the established planning powers of their local authorities. Please ask, tweet, email, ring your MP  to FIND THE PINK SLIP IN THEIR VOTING BUNDLE AND VOTE NO Wednesday 25th 2015. 2.30pm . There's no debate and it is assumed MPs AGREE with passing this planning …

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Nuclear is: Monument to Human Stupidity

  Letter today in the Daily Post - urging Welsh MP Albert Owen to: "Please desist from saying that the answer to this problem of nuclear waste is to send it to Lakeland".   Full letter here: Open Letter to Albert Owen MP Being a resident of Cumberland I strongly object to your statement that the …

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30th May Baroness Verma and Brian Cox: Special Guests to Open the New Propaganda Vehicle for Sellafield

  Professor Brian Cox and Baroness Verma will be the "special guests" opening Sellafield's new propaganda vehicle The Beacon Museum. Radiation Free Lakeland will be at the opening of the Beacon on May 30th with interpretation panels and leaflets to give a flavour of the real “Sellafield Story.” From bomb making then and now, to …

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EU Candidates say YES to overturning the European Commission’s Nuclear Agenda

  The nuclear agenda in the UK is being driven by the European Commission so Radiation Free Lakeland has written to EU candidates, here are the questions and the replies we have received back, interestingly none back from the Conservatives, Liberals or UKIP. As a candidate for the EU elections we would be very grateful …

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EU Elections: Don’t Mention the ‘N’ Word?

  Given that feelings are running very high on both sides of the nuclear argument it is incredible that the plans for decommissioning, geological dumping and nuclear new build have not got top billing in the EU elections.  Not only has nuclear not got top billing but we are lucky if it gets a mention. Bearing that …

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