“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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Radioactive Beached Art at St Bees: Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

On Friday, the day before our protest sand drawing at St Bees I rang up Sellafield to let them know that after the demo we would be dropping off our soiled gloves and protective clothing at the Main Gate as potential radioactive waste. I got through to a lass in Workington who put me through to …

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Radioactive Pebble Protest St Bees Beach 8th August

On the 8th of August from 11am to 3pm Radiation Free Lakeland will be holding a protest at St Bees. We will be: *Sand drawing with pebbles. Each pebble will represent one of the thousands of radioactive particles found and retrieved by the nuclear industry's 'Monitoring and Retrieval' program. There is of course no way of knowing …

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MOD Forced to Publish report on Dangerous Scottish Beach while Sandcastles are made on MORE Dangerous Cumbrian Beaches

  On wednesday The Guardian reported that "The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been forced to abandon attempts to block a report by government advisers warning that radioactive contamination of military sites across the UK could pose a risk to public health". The report by the Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment …

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Radioactive Mermaids – why should we care?

Last week Cumbria Wildlife Trust held their Beached Art event at St Bees. St Bees happens to be one of the beaches near Sellafield where radioactive particles from a crash programme of reprocessing have been found in increasing numbers. The reason for the crash programme is that dumping radioactive waste at sea will be banned …

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A Letter to Cumbria Wildlife Trust – Radioactive Castles in the Air

Dear Cumbria Wildlife Trust, You won’t remember this, but as wildlife obsessed teenager I painted an exhibition for the junior branch of Cumbria Wildlife Trust to launch “Watch.” That was over 30 years ago. With great sadness I have just cancelled my subscription. While supporting much of what CWT has done over the years, I …

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The Irish Princess: St Bega and Sellafield Reprocessing..

Yesterday Radiation Free Lakeland and 3 Weeks to Save the Lakes marked the anniversary of Chernobyl at St Bees. St Bees was named after the Irish princess who landed on the beautiful West Cumbrian coast about 900AD. What is the betting that St Bega would join the 1.3 million households in Ireland in calling for …

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