NO NUCLEAR SUBS AT SELLAFIELD – DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE THE BEACON ON TUES

On 27th January at The Beacon, Radiation Free Lakeland will be holding a demonstration opposing the dumping of radioactive debris from 27 nuclear submarines at Sellafield. We will meet at 11am – 2pm outside The Beacon in Whitehaven… with our alternative exhibition and information. There may be singing!...but its not compulsory - just bring yourselves …

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BEACON REPACKAGED while Nuclear Waste Spews Out

    When the UK’s favourite celebrity scientist is roped in alongside a Government Minister to open a local museum you know something big is afoot. The local museum is The Beacon, formerly run by Copeland Council. Copeland, like councils across the country have had their funding cut by central government. You might think that …

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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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Brian Cox Pitching Nuclear Woo

  Professor Brian Cox will be opening the Beacon on Friday and pitching nuclear woo The renowned celebrity Prof has said :  “The debate around nuclear waste is skewed and illogical at times. The nuclear waste is here, the problem is here, it isn’t going anywhere so it needs to be resolved now. New build will not …

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FALLOUT – New Book by West Cumbrian Author Sparks Reaction

    The cover on the third book in the Ruth Sutton trilogy  'Fallout' has caused a bit of a stir.  Having read (and passed on to my mum!)  the first book in the trilogy 'A Good Liar' I can highly recommend as good holiday reading and especially for those who know the Lakes or …

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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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The Beacon’s Sellafield Story – From bomb making to body snatching

  Imagine a world where Fracking was a wholly state sponsored industry with privateers chasing lucrative government contracts to Frack.  Imagine then that the government cuts the funding from central funding for a museum and then most generously gives it back filtered through the Fracking industry which it wholly subsidises.  Imagine then that the fracking …

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