60 years on Remembering the Windscale Fire

Monday outside the Springfields Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing plant to remember the Windscale Fire, the first major nuclear disaster in the UK. Springfields Near Preston is where the diabolic nuclear fuel was made and is still being made. We remember the voluntary bravery of the Windscale workers and the involuntary bravery of all those unacknowledged babies, …

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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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Troubled Waters – Article Update

  Many thanks to Scisco Media for publishing the "Troubled Waters" article.  There is an update to the article as we now have answers to a Freedom of Information request from the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority who have replied that they will not be stopping their abstraction of 36 mega litres a day from the river …

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Rally Tomorrow in Bowness 2Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

one of the banners “Stop Coal, Keep it in the Hole….too near Sellafield” “At least ∼21% of ML ≥ 1.5 earthquakes between 1970 and 2012 in the UK were anthropogenic. Since the 1980s the fall in anthropogenic earthquakes was due to the fall in UK coal production.” Look forward to seeing people tomorrow in Bowness …

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60th Anniversary of the Windscale Fire

  This year on the 10th October it will be 60 years since the UK's first nuclear disaster.  Radiation Free Lakeland, Close Capenhurst, Stop Hinkley, Kick Nuclear, Stop Wylfa, South West Against Nuclear, Nuclear Trains Action Group and many others will be remembering the disaster and working to ensure there is no repeat. This is …

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Environment Agency, Friends of the Earth and Others Object to Coal Plan So Why Don’t We Know about it?

This weeks Whitehaven News carries a triumphant article straight from West Cumbria Mining’s press release? -( if only our press releases were given such unquestioning prestige) A little of their own research on Cumbria County Council’s website would have told newspaper editors the following… “We are particularly concerned in regard to the potential impact upon […] …

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Nuclear Podium – A Masterpiece in Storytelling

PODIUM The Westmorland Gazette’s Podium is often given over to the fans of nuclear energy. This one in particular was a masterpiece and neatly encapsulates in one article all the deceitful pro-nuclear ‘renaissance’ propaganda that we have been treated to over the last decade or more.   Dr Kent Brooks has appeared in the Westmorland Gazette …

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Nuclear Power Farts Rainbows -Official!

This isn’t a spoof, wish it was it would be the best ever. Remember back in 2015 when the then Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, said: “new nuclear power stations must be designed to look beautiful to garner essential public support” This is the result of that blue sky thinking. “A new proposal could lead to …

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“The Last Radioactive Particle Has Been Removed” from St Bees: Cumbria Wildlife Trust Presented with Award

CUMBRIA WILDLIFE TRUST PRESENTED WITH BEACHED UP ART AWARD by Nuclear Safety Campaigners " The last radioactive particle has been picked up" from St Bees beach : Cumbria Wildlife Trust Peter Bullard the Director of Cumbria Wildlife Trust told campaigners: "Cumbria Wildlife Trust has been holding this event on the beach at St Bees for …

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Two Months to Stop A Coal Mine: Plans to mine under the Irish Sea just 5 miles from Sellafield

MANY THANKS to everyone who has written to oppose the coal mine. We now have a period of time to build a campaign against this plan “The earliest Committee the application could be presented to is the 20 September 2017. Representations received after the report has been finalised (usually 10 days before the Committee meeting) […] …

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