Events in Cumbria for Hiroshima Day on Monday 6th August

"Fair Trade" Barrow,  Home to Trident (note this photo is not a spoof! It is real).   Sellafield where once there was a farm where baby booties where made - then bombs were birthed. Wastwater - millions of gallons of freshwater daily are abstracted from here to cool the nuclear wastes which make the bombs. …

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This Saturday 4th August At St Bees – Radioactive Sand Sculptures

Radiation Free Lakeland will be at St Bees this saturday from 10.30am to hand out leaflets to folks attending the popular Cumbria Wildlife Trust beach sculpture event.  Please do join us at 10.30am we may make our own sand sculpture - rubber gloves and mask recommended. NOT recommended for young children or pregnant mothers.   …

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Radioactive Sand Sculptures by Cumbria Wildlife Trust?

An urgent request has been sent to Sellafield to monitor and retrieve radioactive particles from  St bees beach ahead of Cumbria Wildlife Trust"s 'Beached Art' day. Sellafield have treated this straightforward request under Freedom of Information rules which means that there will not be a reply for at least a month and then we may …

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HEALTH WARNING FOR CUMBRIAN BEACHES

Volunteers at Radiation Free Lakeland (nuclear safety campaign group based in Cumbria) have been sending soil and sand samples from West Cumbria's coastline to the US for testing.  The resulting report doesn't tell the whole story as funding meant only two isotopes were tested for ...even so fully one third of ALL samples tested contain …

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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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