Recycling Radioactive Scrap Metal – What Could Go Wrong?

Last weeks headline in the Whitehaven News “New business will recycle spare food” sounds like a very good thing. Only read a little further and all is not what it seems. "Recycle Lives" is a scrap buying and reprocessing business with a Sellafield contract. Usually scrap metal merchants buy in scrap metal for melting down …

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This Report Raises the Spectre of the World’s Nuclear Heritage Site

https://issuu.com/radiationfreelakeland/docs/moorside_-_environmental_impact_by_ "this report raises the awful spectre of the Worlds Nuclear Heritage Site"  Radiation Free Lakeland Nuclear Safety Campaigners were joined today by Anti Fracking Campaigners to launch a New report into the environmental impacts of the Cumbrian New Nuclear Build, Moorside proposal.  A 'pop up' protest outside Springfields Westinghouse site, Near Preston, was the …

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Petition to Stop Fossil Fuel Extraction Near Nuclear Installations

To: Health and Safety Executive of the UK Stop Fossil Fuel Extraction Near Nuclear Installations In your role as protectors of the Health and Safety of UK citizens, we ask you to urge HM Government to effect an immediate ban on the extraction of fossil fuels within 10 miles of Nuclear Installations. Why is this …

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Petition and Postcards to Support Hanna Poddig who blockaded a train of Uranium Hexaflouride and is now in Prison

Please show your support:   Hanna and her friends blocked a train carrying depleted uranium hexafluoride, running unannounced through densely populated areas in Germany. In case of a rail accident, this waste would have contaminated a vast region. In relation to that entirely peaceful and significant protest, bringing attention to the unacceptable nuclear hazards, Hannah Poddig …

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German Nuclear Activist Arrested for Blockade of Uranium Hexaflouride

Report from DIANUKE Please Support Hanna Poddig. On Thursday, May 11th, 2017 German anti-nuclear activist Hanna Poddig went to the prison of Hildesheim (Lower Saxony state) in order to serve her sentence of up to 110 days imprisonment. She had refused to pay a fine of Euro 1650 (around INR 116,000) for chaining herself to …

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COAL, FRACKING and NUCLEAR in Close Proximity! Are they having a laugh?

Dear Friends, The Moorside plan is they say on hold this is not good enough it should be scrapped.    As if the Moorside plan being merely on hold wasn't bad enough, there is now a plan to reopen the dangerous old coal mine at Whitehaven.  The proposed licenses for this would extend to within a …

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Fossil Fueled Earthquakes at the UKs Two Key Nuclear Sites?

  FOSSIL FUELED EARTHQUAKES NEAR NUCLEAR INSTALLATIONS? Nuclear and Fracking Campaigners across the UK have joined forces to oppose fossil fuel extraction within the vicinity of the UK's key nuclear installations, Sellafield in Cumbria and Springfields in Lancashire. Radiation Free Lakeland has sent a letter to the Health and Safety Executive urging a moratorium. The …

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Protestors gather at nuclear site to remember Japan Disaster

Thanks to the Lancashire Evening Post for coming along - the article rather underplays the enormity of Springfields role in the nuclear story (uranium conversion and nuclear fuel manufacturer to the world, Toshiba Westinghouse who run the Springfields site constructed the Fukushima reactors, Sellafield and Springfields colluded to manufacture  MOX fuel).  The article also underplays …

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Tomorrow we stand at Springfields, the birthplace of the nuclear nightmare, to Remember Fukushima

Dear Friends,   Tomorrow, March 11th, is the sixth anniversary of the ongoing Fukushima disaster in Japan.  Members of Radiation Free Lakeland invite people to join us in a vigil outside the Springfields nuclear fuel plant in Preston at 2.30pm March 11th (just 5 miles from the PNR frack site).  We will be at Kirkham railway …

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