March 11th Vigil: Remember Fukushima @UK Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing Site- Preston.

  March 11th 2017 will be the 6th anniversary of the ongoing Fukushima disaster. Radiation Free Lakeland invite people to join them in a vigil to remember and to send a message to the nuclear industry that no amount of electricity is worth the kind of damage a nuclear accident inflicts on our sea, air, …

Continue reading March 11th Vigil: Remember Fukushima @UK Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing Site- Preston.

“Population Mixing” and Moorside – No One Wants to Talk! WHY?

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH QUIZZED BY TIM FARRON MP ABOUT THE PREDICTED RISE IN CHILDHOOD LEUKAEMIA FOLLOWING CONSTRUCTION OF MOORSIDE Tim Farron has written on behalf of Radiation Free Lakeland to the Director of Public Health Cumbria County Council Colin Cox, Regarding construction of Moorside and "Population Mixing." "Population mixing" is a red herring used …

Continue reading “Population Mixing” and Moorside – No One Wants to Talk! WHY?

Government Believes that “Population Mixing” Can Seriously Damage YOUR Child’s Health – #StopMoorside

Tim Farron MP has agreed to quiz  the Director of Public Health Cumbria on his failure to reply to our questions regarding Moorside and the health of children in the vicinity of the proposed Moorside reactors.. Dear Tim Farron MP, Last May 2016 we wrote to the Director of Public Health along with hundreds of …

Continue reading Government Believes that “Population Mixing” Can Seriously Damage YOUR Child’s Health – #StopMoorside

Beware of the Bull on World Cancer Day

It was World Cancer Day yesterday.  Supporters of a Radiation Free Lakeland went along to Workington to collect signatures on a letter to the director of Public Health in Cumbria.  The letter asked Colin Cox for a reply to the hundreds of letters already written questioning the government's assertion that the influx of construction workers …

Continue reading Beware of the Bull on World Cancer Day

Childhood Leukaemia Letter to Whitehaven News

In 1962 Rachel Carson wrote a book that launched the environmental movement.  The book was called "Silent Spring" and the very first page outlines the known impacts of chemicals and radiation on health and the living world. "The most alarming of all man's assaults upon the environment is the contamination of air, earth, rivers, and …

Continue reading Childhood Leukaemia Letter to Whitehaven News

Demo 4th February in Workington Stand Up to Cancer – Stop Moorside

The 4th of February is World Cancer Day.  Radiation Free Lakeland will be in Workington's town centre, meeting at the Look Out Clock , Ivison Lane. from 10am to demonstrate Opposition to Moorside and Opposition to Continued Dumping of Carcinogenic Radioactive Wastes into the our rivers, seas, soil and air.  Reading the press it seems …

Continue reading Demo 4th February in Workington Stand Up to Cancer – Stop Moorside

#Stop Moorside Letter to Jeremy Corbyn, Labour Leader

Dear Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, We are a volunteer group in Cumbria made up from all walks of life from scientists, tourist trade, doctors, nurses, teachers, and nuclear workers. We oppose the planned Moorside nuclear development in Cumbria and feel that you may be underestimating the strength of feeling against plans for …

Continue reading #Stop Moorside Letter to Jeremy Corbyn, Labour Leader

Nuclear Madness by Teresa May #StopMoorside

Hansard, 11 January 2017 Prime Minister’s Questions https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2017-01-11/debates/4139811D-0756-4C58-827D-E00D1CCD970E/Engagements · Mark Menzies (Fylde) (Con) Q3. Westinghouse’s Springfields site in my constituency employs more than 1,200 people in highly skilled jobs manufacturing nuclear fuel, which generates 15% of the UK’s electricity. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the nuclear industry is of crucial importance to the …

Continue reading Nuclear Madness by Teresa May #StopMoorside

UK Government Increases Insecurity at Global Nuclear Security Conference.

    The following has been reproduced by kind permission of Dr David Lowry from his excellent blog UK Government increases insecurity at global nuclear security conference A rare 5-day International nuclear security conference opened at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna yesterday, with the conference strapline reading. “Security Culture: One for All, and …

Continue reading UK Government Increases Insecurity at Global Nuclear Security Conference.