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Anti nuclear campaigners have marched along a stretch of beach in west Cumbria to highlight that radioactive particles have been found in the sand. They put up signs to warn people using the beach at Seascale. The notices were quickly removed by the local council.
Anti nuclear campaigners will be marching from Seascale to the gates of Sellafield nuclear plant in west Cumbria to campaign for the safe storage of the country's radioactive waste.
In January County councillors voted against burying the waste somewhere in the west of the county. It is currently stored in above ground containers at Sellafield.
- A celebratory walk to acknowledge the County Cabinet's NO vote.
- Highlighting of the need to secure existing waste in situ at sellafield and improve storage facilities/minimise radioactive contamination of the surrounding environment
- Meeting in solidarity with the people of Fukushima and marking the anniversary of the disaster
The demonstration starts at 10.30 at Seascale car park.
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