World Nuclear Heritage Site

Bunting is being put up to welcome His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, who has been confirmed as the guest of honour at a special community event to mark the Lake District as a World Heritage Site on 26 March. Radiation Free Lakeland will be sending Prince Charles our "Pictorial Guide to the Lake …

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To Mark the 7th Anniversary of Fukushima Here is Our Reply to the UK’s latest Vicious New Build CONsultation

The government has yet another consultation out on new build - on where to site new nuclear reactors. This entirely vicious consultation to enable new nuclear build has been difficult to reply to as there should be no new reactors anywhere.  Today is Mothers Day and this is for all those whose children are no …

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One Day Left To Comment on Dangerous Reactors

https://youtu.be/ymrVb4vJZkM There is one day left.  Tomorrow is the last day to comment on the dangerous reactors planned for Cumbria.  Thanks to ITV for the coverage (in which NuGen try to belittle the report) but on the whole the nuclear industry and our pronuclear government have done a fantastic job of keeping this "opportunity" for …

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PYLONS IN CUMBRIA – Just Like a Halloween Movie.

Last night supporters of a Radiation Free Lakeland went along to the meeting called by Power without Pylons.  The meeting at the pretty village of Broughton in Furness was attended by a whole host of people who have been given the green light by the great and the good to vehemently oppose the Pylons while …

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PRINCE CHARLES URGED TO “MEDDLE” IN LAKES NUKE DUMP PLAN

Prince Charles has been sent a 1020 signature petition by Radiation Free Lakeland. The petition says: *The world is being told that the UK has a solution to the nuclear waste problem. The proposal is to bury hot radioactive waste in Lakeland's leaky geology in a hole(s) 1000m deep by 25km square. This is called …

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Bearing Gifts to Cumbria – A Nuclear Dump!

I was merrily painting and listening to Radio Cumbria while working on a commission this afternoon when Baroness Verma of DECC came on telling us that "a repository will be a huge opportunity for Cumbria" and she hopes that we will "accept that DECC will work towards a package to ensure the brand of Cumbria …

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The Sunday Post asks: Is the Lake District really the best place to turn into…RADIOACTIVE WASTELAND

"It's home to the sweeping dramatic vistas that inspired Wordsworth. Scenery so breath-taking tourists will flock there this summer bringing £2billion to spend at local businesses. And while the picturesque landscape of the Lake District shaped over thousands of years shows no signs of abating, scratch the surface and you see a tale out of …

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Professor Stuart Haszeldine on Sweeping Democracy along with Nuke Waste Under the Carpet

Nuclear waste is a problem - dangerous and long-lived, it needs geologically "secure" sites to be laid, one hopes, to rest. But in the UK, the government finds it more convenient to shoe-horn it in to geologically delicate areas under a carefully managed sham of local democracy. The national public good is being obscured by …

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