First George Monbiot Award for Nukiller Greenwash to Springfields Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing Plant in Cumbria – On Anniversary of the Windscale Fire

PRESS RELEASE Springfields Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing Plant Wins the first George Monbiot Nukiller Greenwash award. To mark the anniversary of the 1957 Windscale [ Sellafield ] fire in Cumbria,  the Close Capenhurst Campaign and Radiation Free Lakeland have awarded the first George Monbiot Award to the Springfields Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing plant in Lancashire.   George Monbiot …

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“Homegrown” ??? Don’t make me laugh!

On the anniversary of the Windscale disaster and in the midst of the building of a new gas plant especially for Sellafield,  the North West Evening Mail publishes a press release from the nuclear industry touting the 'Rediscover Nuclear' campaign. Some of the laughable descriptions include "homegrown" "safe" "low carbon". Each of these claims is …

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More Uranium Hex Arrives at Springfields on the 62nd Anniversary of the Windscale Fire – STOP NEW NUCLEAR

On Thursday we remembered the 62nd Anniversary of the Windscale Fire - which was fuelled by the Springfields Nuclear Fuel plant just over 5 miles from the Cuadrilla frack site.   While we were there,  locals told us about the earthquakes that were felt at the Springfields site as a result of fracking nearby.  This …

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REMEMBER WINDSCALE – 10th Oct 2pm Outside Springfields Nuclear Fuel Plant, Nr Preston

  A Photo from 1978 - When Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace vehemently and actively opposed Windscale  and the manufacture of plutonium for bombs.   10,000 people demonstrated in London against Windscale's expansion and the continuing nuclear agenda.  In 1981 Windscale was renamed Sellafield.    REMEMBER WINDSCALE - Join us on 10th Oct 2pm …

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REMEMBER WINDSCALE AT SPRINGFIELDS NUKILLER FUEL PLANT 10th Oct 2pm

  TO REMEMBER THE FIRST NUCLEAR DISASTER IN THE UK - WINDSCALE JOIN US AT THE GATES OF HELL  - SPRINGFIELDS NUKILLER FUELS - FUELLING THE NEXT NUCLEAR DISASTER (AND "ROUTINE" CONTAMINATION) Meet outside Springfields Nuclear Fuels - 2pm 10th October to REMEMBER WINDSCALE.  The nearest Train station is Salwick - not far from Preston. …

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Remembering Windscale, Outside the Gates where #NuclearMudness is made

  Today folk from Radiation Free Lakeland and Close Capenhurst remembered the 61st anniversary of the Windscale Fire. During 10–11th October, 1957 A serious fire developed in the core of a nuclear reactor at Windscale Works, Sellafield, northwest England, which led to the release of significant quantities of radioactive material into the environment over a …

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60 years on Remembering the Windscale Fire

Monday outside the Springfields Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing plant to remember the Windscale Fire, the first major nuclear disaster in the UK. Springfields Near Preston is where the diabolic nuclear fuel was made and is still being made. We remember the voluntary bravery of the Windscale workers and the involuntary bravery of all those unacknowledged babies, …

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Cumbria Life – “Chernobyl The Cloud Lingers On”

Cumbria Life and Chernobyl...a hard hitting article from 1996... The lifestyle magazine, Cumbria Life, is not where you would expect to find a hard- hitting article on Chernobyl and the nuclear industry. But that is exactly what was published in this Cumbrian coffee table magazine in 1996. .... (the article is in the public domain …

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57 years ago today in 1957 :The Windscale Fire

A write up about todays Windscale anniversary and a reminder that Radiation Free Lakeland will have a stand at Wasdale Show tomorrow with the Stop Moorside petition, information and a competition. Look forward to seeing you there at this beautiful show in the most beautiful and most at risk area in the world. 57 years ago …

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