Request for a Question in Parliament on Cumbria’s Troubled Waters

    Dear Tim Farron MP, Since we last spoke I have received Freedom of Information answers regarding Sellafield’s abstraction from the internationally protected river Ehen. As you know this is of public interest as 80,000 households in West Cumbria are now receiving 20% borehole water (causing reported illnesses) mixed in with the freshwater from …

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Toshiba is Out..So…What stunt will Govnt pull next to try and force dangerous new reactors near Sellafield??

Images of "Moorside"  ie the several farms, ancient woodland, moss and floodplain of the river Ehen that this govnt is desperate to build three dangerous new nuclear reactors on. In the Times... Moorside "The troubled engineering giant Toshiba is preparing to mothball its project to build a £15bn-plus nuclear power station in Cumbria. NuGen, the …

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Lakeland Story for All Hallow’s Eve: The Beast of Beckermet

The Beast of Beckermet “What am I? Nosing here, turning leaves over Following a faint stain on the air to the river's edge I enter water. Who am I to split The glassy grain of water looking upward I see the bed Of the river above me upside down very clear” Wodwo by Ted Hughes …

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You Can Stop Moorside! Fighting Fund

Dear Friends   We are raising money to Stop Moorside. With your help we can commission a report into the dodgy design of the untried, untested nuclear reactors proposed. Already we have, thanks to  your generosity, commissioned an expert report (to be published in 2017) into the health detriment. Now we would like to be …

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Dewilding Cumbria

Dewilding Cumbria: Displace and Replace Rewilding Ennerdale is a cause we can all get behind and was featured tonight on the ITV's Countrywise programme.  DEwilding  is the opposite of REwilding.  Incredibly there is a dewilding project going on right now in Cumbria.  The rewilding and dewilding projects have one thing in common…..the insidious grip of …

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Spring Watch Meets Crime Watch: “Moorside” this Saturday 4th June

Come along and join us for a day of wildlife watching at the "Moorside" site. We will meet at the beautiful old St Bridgets Church, Beckermet 11am Saturday 4th June Bring a picnic. The aim of the day is to highlight the diverse fauna and fauna and beauty of this area, to take photographs, and …

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Just a Salmon – Stop Moorside – Advent Calandar December 7th

  The River Ehen is designated as a European Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and Site of Special Scientific Interest designated for Freshwater Pearl Mussels  which need a healthy population of Atlantic Salmon. The salmon (carrying the Freshwater Pearl Mussels) use the last stretch of the river Ehen, which passes through Greenmoorside enroute to the sea. …

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