Letter to Tim Farron MP on Dr Chris Busby’s Arrest

Dear Tim, I am writing to you about the shocking and inhumane treatment of Dr Chris Busby.  The following are extracts from a letter to Bideford police from his friend Dr Thomas Daffern " I read in the Daily Mail that a good friend of mine, Dr Chris Busby has been arrested. The circumstances seem …

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Hiroshima Day in Cumbria

Hiroshima Day 2018 - Barrow BAE Trident Shipyard Hiroshima Day 2018 - Outside Sellafield Remembering Hiroshima - at Wastwater (used to cool nuclear wastes) Yesterday Radiation Free Lakeland felt humbled to take part in CNDs impressive and inspirational commemoration of the terrible nuclear crime inflicted on Hiroshima. The nuclear industry was birthed to make plutonium …

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“The National Park is Not the Right Place!” This leaves the Door Open by Suggesting there IS a Right Place for HOT Nuclear Wastes Under Cumbria

The article below was published by Open Democracy in 2013.  At that time Friends of the Lake District were conspicuous by their determined absence during the long hard  campaign to stop "Steps Towards Geological Disposal" from 2008 to 2013.  . Now in 2018, we really hope FoLD campaign to stop a nuclear dump ANYwhere under …

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Uranium Hexafluoride on the Same Roads as Fracking – You can Help Stop This.

Please help if you can - donations big or small or equally valuable actions to take below.... This shocking photo of uranium hexafluoride (UF6) containers was taken recently at the UKs Nuclear Fuel manufacturing plant (Springfields). It is on the fracking company, Cuadrilla's, proposed HGV route to Roseacre Wood and just off Preston New Road. …

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Radioactive Sand Sculptures by Cumbria Wildlife Trust?

An urgent request has been sent to Sellafield to monitor and retrieve radioactive particles from  St bees beach ahead of Cumbria Wildlife Trust"s 'Beached Art' day. Sellafield have treated this straightforward request under Freedom of Information rules which means that there will not be a reply for at least a month and then we may …

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HEALTH WARNING FOR CUMBRIAN BEACHES

Volunteers at Radiation Free Lakeland (nuclear safety campaign group based in Cumbria) have been sending soil and sand samples from West Cumbria's coastline to the US for testing.  The resulting report doesn't tell the whole story as funding meant only two isotopes were tested for ...even so fully one third of ALL samples tested contain …

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The Vikings are Back to Close Sellafield!

It's a long time since the Vikings were making a nuisance of themselves along the beautiful coastline of West Cumbria. Now a group of them are back.  This time they are welcomed with heartfelt thanks from those for whom the nuclear lies are no longer believed. Neptune Network - The Close Sellafield Mission 2018 The …

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The Beautiful Game? EXPORT OF URANIUM PRODUCTS TO RUSSIA FROM PRESTON “IS IMPORTANT” to the UK.

The following has been sent to investigative journalists (too busy) and national press (studiously ignored) .  This Ball is WAY Too Hot to Handle? The Beautiful Nuclear Game? Uranium Hexaflouride arriving at the Springfields Nuclear Fuel Plant May 10th 2018 Most people have heard of the battle to stop fracking in Lancashire, but just what …

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GEOLOGICAL DUMP: “NO NEED, JUST A POLICY DESIRE”

Radiation Free Lakeland oppose the policy and push towards "Geological Disposal." There is and can be no SITE X ...not anywhere.  The technology does not exist to contain radioactive waste deep underground.   But the UK government needs to be seen to have a "final solution" plan in order to facilitate making much more dangerous …

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EVENTS TO PROTEST URANIUM PROCESSING AND TRANSPORTING

Our friends at Close Capenhurst have two events coming up to protest the continued obscenity of uranium processing by URENCO in the UK, Cheshire and the transporting of uranium 'products' by Direct Rail Services.  These uranium products including nuclear fuel and nuclear wastes (spent fuel)  criss cross the UK on our roads and railways through …

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