Sellafield Manager “I am not sure what you mean by radioactivity levels higher than they should be” #ThanksThorp

In 1994 West Cumbrian students ask "What exactly do you do if you find the radioactivity levels are higher than they should be" Sellafield Manager, Rex Strong replies "I am not sure what you mean by higher than they should be" Even before Thorp opened the reprocessing already taking place at Sellafield had produced a …

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World Oceans Day: Do Your Bit 2 Protect the Irish Sea

This Friday, June 8th is World Oceans Day. Here is a little film about two of the BIG Threats to the Lake District Coast and the Irish Sea. https://youtu.be/3Wvm3yisLwc The Lake District's Coast is under extreme threat. There is a plan for new nuclear and new coal. Both are being touted as a "good thing." …

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the sea cannot be depleted. Please listen

Dear Friends, I was sent a link today to this.  It brought tears to my eyes.   Tears for the poignancy of the combination of spoken word, sound and subject that is pretty much taboo.  The tears were brought too by the recognition of what we at Radiation Free Lakeland have been unequivocally shouting out …

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Barrow-built submarine dragged fishing crew across Irish Sea

The Evening Mail has reported on the Marine Accident Investigation Branch's findings on the incredible incident in April 2015 when a submarine (likely to be carrying nuclear warheads) dragged a fishing boat across the Irish Sea.  Why isn't this headline news across the UK we wonder? From the Evening Mail - 14 October 2016 7:59AM …

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