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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Letter to Greg Clark – There is Not Enough Fresh Water for New Nuclear, Stop Now.

The plans for Moorside are unravelling but we have to make sure.   The following letter has been sent to Greg Clark MP,  Please do use this as a template to urge him to scrap all new nuclear build.  It is beyond time. Email:  enquiries@beis.gov.uk To the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP Secretary of State Department …

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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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Ask Your MP – WHERE IS THE RESEARCH on Fracking and Nuclear Traffic on the Same Rural Road?

Dear Friends, Despite petitions, letters and demonstrations the powers that be are ignoring our plea to Stop Fossil Fuel Extraction Near Nuclear Installations. This makes us more determined that we continue the fight with renewed vigour. Because the war to Stop Fossil Fuel Extraction Near Nuclear has not been won we have to fight individual …

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YOU CAN SAVE WATER – STOP NUCLEAR!!

You can help save water, Stop Nuclear. Radiation Free Lakeland have after much questioning and re-questioning through Freedom of Information gained sight of an internal Sellafield document called : Water Demand Study, Water Demand Investigation dated 14th October 2014 (PDF can be seen here Sellafield Water Use 0224_001).  The document is as usual with the …

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“Let them Burn Plutonium! ” ???

This Telegraph article , and similar in other media suggests that plutonium is classified as a waste.  It is'nt, It SHOULD be, but it isn't. This is what the NDA say about nuclear waste:  "If it is assumed that the baseline inventory, as set out in the Managing Radioactive Waste White Paper (but excluding plutonium …

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GEOLOGICAL DUMP: “NO NEED, JUST A POLICY DESIRE”

Radiation Free Lakeland oppose the policy and push towards "Geological Disposal." There is and can be no SITE X ...not anywhere.  The technology does not exist to contain radioactive waste deep underground.   But the UK government needs to be seen to have a "final solution" plan in order to facilitate making much more dangerous …

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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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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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Who Will Protect Us from the World’s Nuclear Heritage Site ?

Dear Friends, This Monday Prince Charles will be visiting the Lake District to unveil a plaque to the Lake District World Heritage Site. CALL OUT -  MEET OUTSIDE KESWICK THEATRE BY THE LAKE TO JOIN US in leafleting and asking the question: who will protect us from the terrible Nuclear Heritage that we can see …

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