Nuclear Tosh(iba) Reigns Supreme While Cumbria is Stitched Up

Nuclear Tosh(iba) Reigns Supreme While Cumbria is Stitched Up By Those Who Should Be Protecting People and this Magical Corner of the Planet As the first consultation for Moorside drew to a close on the 25th July the company behind NuGen, Toshiba was caught cooking the books while Cumbria County Council waxed lyrical about "nuclear aspirations". …

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“Celebrating 20 years” of transporting nuclear waste to Sellafield….Really?!

LEAFLETTING AND DEMO 18th July 11am -2 pm Outside the Direct Rail Services Depot Kingmoor Depot Etterby Road, Carlisle , Cumbria CA3 9NZ The fluffy image of the cute bear above  is how Direct Rail Services like to portray themselves. This is far from the truth. The two photographs above were taken by Radiation Free Lakeland within …

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#Stop Moorside ‘report’ in the Westmorland Gazette

Many thanks to the Westmorland Gazette for turning out to photograph tuesdays demo.  The only local (or national - we wish!) media to do so.  The report was a tad meagre, just a caption on the photo.  But we are grateful for crumbs.  This is in stark contrast to the column inches that have been …

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Hundreds of £Millions Already Spent on Moorside #Boycott Toshiba!

We went along to the Moorside smoke and mirrors CONsultation today.    NuGen's Stephen Bray told us that the consultation is "not about whether the new build will go ahead"  as that has already been decided by the government and the people of Cumbria who "invited"  nuclear developers.  We replied that there was no "invitation" to …

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Planning for Tomorrow with NuGen’s Fergus McMorrow

NO NEW HAZARDOUS DEVELOPMENT or POPULATION INCREASE NEAR SELLAFIELD says Copeland Local Plan 2001-2016 Copeland Borough Council’s Local Plan for 2001-2016 states: 6.10 HAZARDOUS INSTALLATIONS 10.1  Two premises have been notified to the Council as hazardous Installations under arrangements set out in ODPM Circular 04/00 "Planning Controls for Hazardous Substances". Consultation zones have been established …

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NuGen plan to “enhance the environment.” Like they did with Fukushima?

Today outside Whitehaven Civic Hall we sang our songs, spoke to lots of people and handed out leaflets countering the propaganda from the nuclear industry.  Lots of people stopped to tell us that they are opposed to new build "but what can we do - they're gonna go ahead anyway"    Well certainly that is what …

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LIAR LIAR PANTS ON FIRE: “Moorside will produce 7% of the UKs energy” RUBBISH!!

  Complaint on Moorside Advertorial  sent to the Advertising Standards Authority The more complaints sent in the better ... Radiation Free Lakeland have sent a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority regarding the lie that Moorside would provide “7% of the UKs energy” “NuGen’s Moorside Project aims to provide approximately 7% of the UK’s current …

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Euphoria for Moorcide by the BBC – WHY?

        Toshiba Cause for Celebration? News that Toshiba now has a 60% share in plan for new nuclear build in Cumbria is not a cause for euphoric celebration, despite the triumphalist reports from the BBC, repeated by other media. What is the Purpose of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority? The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority …

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Anti-nuclear protestors slam plans for new power station

    Article in Today's Westmorland Gazette, not online so here it is.....No mention that the NDA/government is signing agreements with the same criminally irresponsible companies who designed and ran Fukushima. Anti-nuclear protestors slam plans for new power station Westmorland Gazette Thursday May 8th 2014 Protestors have slammed plans for a brand new nuclear power …

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