Tomorrow in Workington – STOP NEW NUCLEAR SMRs

If you cannot join us tomorrow then please do sign and share the petition - Cumbria County Council is going to be asked to declare a Climate Emergency - unless New Nuclear is Ruled Out of the Council's Climate Emergency Plans the planet will burn far hotter, far quicker. PETITION CUMBRIA COUNTY COUNCIL We will …

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New Nuclear in Cumbria to “Save the Climate”? NO!

To: Cumbria County Council New Nuclear in Cumbria to "Save the Climate"? NO! NEW PETITION TO CUMBRIA COUNTY COUNCIL - PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE Include a No New Nuclear Clause in your Climate Emergency planning. There is a critical need to Rule out New Nuclear as part of Climate Emergency planning. New Nuclear including so called …

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The Lake District National Park = "a warm welcome"

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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Report from Fukushima – Talk in Keswick

A visitor from Japan will be in Keswick tomorrow (Saturday 24th) to give a "Report from Fukushima."   This is more relevant than ever to our region with Cumbria County Council leaders and MPs clamouring like a modern day ship of fools for dangerous new nuclear build on green fields next to Sellafield.  With cracked and …

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URGENT Please Support Kirkby Moor Windfarm

I have just written this on behalf of Radiation Free Lakeland - please send your own letter of support for keeping Kirkby Moor Windfarm There is also a Petition Please do use the letter below for ideas.... To The Planning Inspectorate, Via Email to: leanne.palmer@pins.gsi.gov.uk Kirkby Moor Wind Farm Renewal, Appeal reference number: APP/M0933 Dear …

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GMB want Government to Bail Out Moorside – the Public Must Pay For Nukiller!

Celebrations that Moorside is to be scrapped are on hold. At least until we can be sure that our nuclear obsessed Government are not going to publicly fund this as has happened with ALL other nuclear new build before.  The GMB union is agitating.. This is the GMB's "Response To Moorside Crisis Wednesday, August 1, …

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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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‘Blair Babe’ Hazel Blears on New Nuclear Gravy Train

Once upon a time there was a babe in the deep dark forest of the Old Labour woods who stepped out into the upland sunshine of New Labour. The Mad King Blair's "little ray of sunshine"  later fell into disgrace for supping too eagerly of the gravy train and the fall was made so much …

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World Heritage Sham

Today the Prince of Wales unveiled a plaque in Keswick to celebrate the Lake District being awarded World Heritage Site status. Campaigners from Radiation Free Lakeland were at the event, dressed in a barrel of nuclear waste, as Prince Charles arrived. Radiation Free Lakeland have said: "World Heritage Site status for the Lake District is …

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