Transports of Uranium Hexaflouride on the Same Road as Fracking Lorries – What Could Go Wrong?

Yesterday members of Radiation Free Lakeland went to the Preston New Road fracking site to show support for protestors who have been there rain and shine to oppose Cuadrilla's plan to frack the Fylde. In the afternoon we went to Springfields Nuclear Fuels situated at the end of Preston New Road on the country road …

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Deutsche Welle Expose Nuclear Power and Nuclear Weapons Link

In this recent article the German News outlet  'Deutsche Welle' expose the link between civil nuclear and nuclear weapons.  Nuclear 'energy' is a political choice. Is the IEA underestimating renewables?   Date 26.03.2018 Author Gero Rueter (rr)   Scenarios from the International Energy Agency (IEA) have failed to predict the growth of renewables and overestimated …

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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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FOSSIL FUELLED EARTHQUAKES? NO THANKS! ( BUT ARE THE HSE LISTENING?)

PRESS NOTICE 22nd February 2018 FOSSIL FUELLED EARTHQUAKES? NO THANKS! ( BUT ARE THE HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE LISTENING?) Fracking and Nuclear Activists have joined forces to call for increased Nuclear Safety for the UK. NGOs including Radiation Free Lakeland, Close Capenhurst, People Against Wylfa B, Residents Against Fylde Fracking, CND Cymru, South Wales Anti-Nuclear …

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Radiation Free Lakeland: Review of 2017

Radiation Free Lakeland: Review of 2017 “Scrap your pylon connection – Moorside would be an abomination.”  Jean Ward of Kendal .   We learnt in January of Jean Ward’s passing. In her late eighties she had a young spirit and campaigned fiercely but with great personal gentleness.  The last time I spoke to she told me how …

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“Campaigners in Cumbria have thanked Essex Councillors for Opposing a Nuclear Power Station”

From Wednesday's Essex Gazette Anti-nuclear Support 300 miles away. Campaigners in Cumbria have thanked Essex councillors for opposing a nuclear power station. Designs for a nuclear power station close to the site of a former plant in Bradwell have been revealed. The design for the new Bradwell B reactor has passed the first step of …

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Seasons Greetings and THANK YOU to Colchester Council for the Best Gift!

In November the Maldon Standard reported that "COUNCILLORS will do everything they can to block the potential development of a nuclear power station at Bradwell. Designs for a new nuclear power station close to the site of a former plant have been revealed. The reactor and buildings - designed by EDF and China General Nuclear …

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“I WANT YOU TO PAY” SAYS JOHN WOODCOCK MP

John Woodcock MP has announced that he wants the public to pay for a new cancer factory in Cumbria.  The money to pay for new reactors on greenfields (being called Moorside) near Sellafield 'should come out of the public purse' he says.  As the situation stands with China and South Korea in the running for …

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60th Anniversary of the Windscale Fire this year – Lessons Learnt?

Advance notice of just some of the events taking place to Remember the Windscale Fire of 1957 9th October 1pm: Banner Making Event at Maple Farm with opportunity to hear from nuclear activists about Preston’s key role in fuelling the Windscale Fire in Pile 1. 9th October 3.30 pm Vigil at Springfields (with freshly minted …

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Nuclear Hotseat – Activist Fightback in the North of England

Many thanks NuclearHotseat and Libbe HaLevy for inviting Radiation Free Lakeland on this weeks podcast of the excellent Nuclear Hotseat: You can find Nuclear Hotseat here - its well worth a listen - not just this week but EVERY week for up to date news, analysis and activist fight back. On this weeks Podcast..... Marianne …

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