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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Perverted vision of National Park – monkey puzzle “spoils view” / nuke dump OK!

At last weeks Lake District National Park meeting, the members placidly sat around the table while being spoon fed propaganda from their own officers and government. Some members did express horror when I said that they have been manipulated both over the Monkey Puzzle tree and into going along with the plan for a geological …

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Beer Mat Launched at Wasdale Show TOMORROW!

Radiation Free Lakeland will have a stall at the Wasdale Show tomorrow to launch a Beer Mat! The beer mat says: Lake District Nuclear Waste Dump, For you, for eternity. On the rear of the beer mat there is more information and contact details for people to oppose the plan for a nuclear waste dump …

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Save Brockhole’s Monkey Puzzle..

Join us in painting the Monkey Puzzle Tree and handing out leaflets this Friday from 11am at Brockhole, Ambleside.. The National Park have given the thumbs up to new nuclear build and a nuclear dump - so in the scheme of things the felling of a tree is of little consequence? The tree is the …

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North Lancashire Tourism would be impacted by Geological Dump

Managing Radioactive Wastes Safely "What do you think of it so far? RUBBISH!" VIRTUAL LANCASTER - the popular Community Resources and Visitor Guide says: "The knock on effects for the North Lancashire visitor industry are serious. Being a gateway to Wastwater is attractive. Being a gateway to 'Nuclear Wastewater' less so. From the nuclear industry's …

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