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The Lake District National Park’s Credibility Undermined by Nuclear Promotion?

Tomorrow, Tuesday 12th February, 10am at the Lake District National Park Authority Headquarters a question will be posed to the Park Strategy and Vision Committee by Marianne Birkby of Radiation Free Lakeland. "The Lake District National Park will be 70 years old in a couple of years.   The National Park boundary  stopping short of …

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Lake District National Park Authority Member DEMANDS that the Government Pay for Moorside. OUR PETITION SAYS STUFF THAT! (well something like that)

Image:  taken today in Ackenthwaite.  This is the south side of Cumbria and like the village of Beckermet (Moorside) on the west side, is not in the Lake District (The Lake District National Park is an artificial construct about the same age as the nuclear industry!) The mountains between give the South Lakes a false …

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Who Will Protect Us from the World’s Nuclear Heritage Site ?

Dear Friends, This Monday Prince Charles will be visiting the Lake District to unveil a plaque to the Lake District World Heritage Site. CALL OUT -  MEET OUTSIDE KESWICK THEATRE BY THE LAKE TO JOIN US in leafleting and asking the question: who will protect us from the terrible Nuclear Heritage that we can see …

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Today Five Years Ago – The Dump Was Ditched!

https://youtu.be/M1dzDFvtMTc On this day in Carlisle Cumbria County Council voted NO to the proposed Geological 'Disposal' Facility for intermediate and high level nuclear wastes. Government however is desperate to be seen to have a "final plan" for nuclear wastes. This is so that they can make more, ever hotter,  with dangerous new fuel burnt in …

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20 Years Ago! The Rusland Beeches Saved

18th August 1997 The outcome of Eira Hughes’ (from the Department of the Environment) visit is that “only 3 of the beeches is to be felled…those that are in doubt can be analysed with available technology” 50 of the original Rusland Beeches are still standing ************************************************************************************* 20 years on what has changed? We know more […] …

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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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Never Mind the Pylons: Stop Moorside Say 70% on Evening Mail Poll

  PRESS NOTICE Letter Sent to *All South Lakeland and Copeland Parish Councils ahead of the Pylon Consultation for the Biggest Nuclear Development in Europe. PYLONS AND MOORSIDE Dear *Lakes Parish Council, Thank you for teaming up with neighbouring councils to fight the pylons. Cumbrians are increasingly concerned about all the impacts from Moorside. The …

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Cumbria Wildlife Trust dodges the issue of Nuclear Developments

Those with an interest in wildlife will be aware that the nuclear industry from Kirksanton to Kakadu is no lover of the natural world. There are wildlife officers on the Sellafield site but they are there to make sure the wildlife is culled (the freezers on site hold many species of Cumbrian birds - waiting …

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Nuclear Forests? A vigil and demonstration for National Tree Week – 29th November at Brockhole

Save the Forests from Nuclear Madness! Radiation Free Lakeland invite people to join them at 12 noon on thursday 29th Nov at Brockhole on the Monkey Puzzle lawn to remember the Monkey Puzzle and: Save the Forests from Nuclear Madness! On Thursday 29th November as part of National Tree Week, Radiation Free Lakeland will be …

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