The Guardian Fails to Highlight the Continued Construction of Nuclear Submarines in Barrow throughout the ‘lockdown’

Followers of Radiation Free Lakeland will know that we have been trying to stop the continued operations of so called "essential" nuclear construction - including the ongoing build of nuclear submarines at Barrow. Of course we would do this notwithstanding COVID19. But we naively assumed that during the 'Lockdown' for the rest of the country …

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Tim Farron MP: Essential Nuclear Construction of WMD? No it isn’t!

Dear Tim, Thank you for your reply to our concerns. We urge you to drop the false and dangerous label of "essential construction" for Trident and Hinkley Point C. We agree with your call for non essential work to cease to halt the spread of COVID19. This is however meaningless if the Government's own mega …

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No Lockdown for Nuclear Construction Projects – Trident, Sellafield, Hinkley C

While the country is locked down to protect us from Covid19, the government's nuclear projects continue. These include construction of nuclear submarines, construction on the Sellafield site (new gas plant and more) and the continued construction of Hinkley C. If Moorside had not been scrapped there would be an influx of thousands of workers ensconced …

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Events in Cumbria for Hiroshima Day on Monday 6th August

"Fair Trade" Barrow,  Home to Trident (note this photo is not a spoof! It is real).   Sellafield where once there was a farm where baby booties where made - then bombs were birthed. Wastwater - millions of gallons of freshwater daily are abstracted from here to cool the nuclear wastes which make the bombs. …

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GMB want Government to Bail Out Moorside – the Public Must Pay For Nukiller!

Celebrations that Moorside is to be scrapped are on hold. At least until we can be sure that our nuclear obsessed Government are not going to publicly fund this as has happened with ALL other nuclear new build before.  The GMB union is agitating.. This is the GMB's "Response To Moorside Crisis Wednesday, August 1, …

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World Nuclear Heritage Site

Bunting is being put up to welcome His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, who has been confirmed as the guest of honour at a special community event to mark the Lake District as a World Heritage Site on 26 March. Radiation Free Lakeland will be sending Prince Charles our "Pictorial Guide to the Lake …

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Nuclear Convoy Concerns

in Friday's Lancaster Guardian.... Warheads brought through Lancaster...... by Nick Lakin - Lancaster Guardian Thursday May 25th 2017 Concern has been raised over the transportation of nuclear warheads through the Lancashire countryside. A major military convoy which left the M6 at Junction 34 and made its way to Halton Training Camp sparked debate on social …

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PYLONS IN CUMBRIA – Just Like a Halloween Movie.

Last night supporters of a Radiation Free Lakeland went along to the meeting called by Power without Pylons.  The meeting at the pretty village of Broughton in Furness was attended by a whole host of people who have been given the green light by the great and the good to vehemently oppose the Pylons while …

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Barrow-built submarine dragged fishing crew across Irish Sea

The Evening Mail has reported on the Marine Accident Investigation Branch's findings on the incredible incident in April 2015 when a submarine (likely to be carrying nuclear warheads) dragged a fishing boat across the Irish Sea.  Why isn't this headline news across the UK we wonder? From the Evening Mail - 14 October 2016 7:59AM …

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