No nuclear waste site for Cumbria

Cumbria County Council have decided that west Cumbria will not host a site for high level nuclear waste.

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Public reaction to nuclear debate decision

There have been mixed reviews over Cumbria County Council's decision to rule out west Cumbria as a nuclear waste disposal site.

ITV Border viewers have been expressing their views on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

Below are some of their views:

Annette Gibbons:

"Delighted, so many people have worked hard to get this decision. Well Done! common sense has prevailed"

Derek Green:

"We only need Carlisle City Council to refuse development of Carlisle Airport and this county is stuffed"

Judith Andersen:

"This is a very sad day for the future of west Cumbria"

Susan Robson:

"I think we are too small a country to have a nuclear waste site, should be in places like the unpopulated extremes of Russia"

Nic Symons:

"Great news"

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