The Beacon Protest yesterday

      Yesterday members of Radiation Free Lakeland and Save the Sellafield Deer went along to set up their own exhibition outside the new propaganda vehicle for Sellafield. Around 250 people stopped to chat about the real Sellafield Story, to take leaflets and to look at our exhibition illustrating  the vicious nuclear cycle from …

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30th May Baroness Verma and Brian Cox: Special Guests to Open the New Propaganda Vehicle for Sellafield

  Professor Brian Cox and Baroness Verma will be the "special guests" opening Sellafield's new propaganda vehicle The Beacon Museum. Radiation Free Lakeland will be at the opening of the Beacon on May 30th with interpretation panels and leaflets to give a flavour of the real “Sellafield Story.” From bomb making then and now, to …

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Stop Sellafield Animal Experiments

  At last.   Local printed media has picked up on the fact that Sellafield has harvested tissue from the trapped roe deer for experimentation. This was in wednesday's North West Evening Mail: SELLAFIELD IN NEW ROW OVER CULLED ROE DEER Published at 15:04, Wednesday, 30 April 2014 A NUCLEAR site has called its analysis …

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Springwatch Sellafield Style

  Yesterday Springwatch Sellafield style - We stood outside Sellafield for the 5th time in a demonstration of opposition to Sellafield's continuing policy of  experimentation on wildlife (and on us).  We know trees have been planted to entice wildlife into the area previously unfenced and now surrounded by military fences.  The area is we believe a …

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Truth is too Hot – Sellafield keep schtum (or misinform) to keep the whole shebang going

  Despite Sellafield's PR  spin saying that deer had been "accidentally" trapped,  evidence points to the trapping of wildlife within the Sellafield site as deliberate. Why else build an L shaped bank around the site , plant native trees, make it attractive for wildlife...and then fence it in...thereby increasing the footprint of the site? In 1988 a …

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1988 “The establishment of wildlife monitoring schemes..to provide an early warning of radionuclide accumulation”

Before the establishment of the wildlife monitoring scheme ......     After the establishment of the wildlife monitoring scheme...   Sellafield have been less than honest about the reasons behind extending the fences out beyond their built up bank and planted woodland. In 1988 a report produced for government advises "the establishment of wildlife monitoring schemes...to …

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Sellafield Springwatch – Roe Deer and Other Animals

  Springwatch Sellafield Style. Sellafield have enticed with new woodland, trapped with new fences, killed with the blessing of Cumbria Wildlife Trust and "harvested" tissue from increasingly threatened native roe deer.   Wednesday 23rd from 1.00pm  is an Open invitation to meet outside the Sellafield Calder Gates (head to Seascale and the lane to Calder …

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DEER AND CHILDREN – SELLAFIELD’s SACRIFICIAL CANARIES?

  DEER AND CHILDREN -  SELLAFIELD's SACRIFICIAL CANARIES? Radiation Free Lakeland have just learned that one of the options for the Sellafield Deer trapped within the newly enlarged security fences is to retain the deer on site as: “excellent bio-indicators and sentinels of environmental contamination. Because of their extremely rapid and efficient deposition of minerals in …

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Stones and Sea #SellafieldFreeTheDeer

  Sellafield have put up extra security fences extending the largest nuclear site in Europe to include woodlands trapping deer and other wildlife. Now they want to cull the trapped family group of roe deer including pregnant does. Sellafield have told Natural England that the deer are a "security threat" and so "special permission" has …

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