ARMED police carried out an operation in Barrow as a shipment of nuclear waste was safely moved from Sellafield to the docks to be sent abroad. Members of the public spotted a heavy police presence in the area of Roanhead close to the Dunes Hotel yesterday afternoon. Armed police lined the route travelled by train from Sellafield to Barrow on the nuclear site’s dedicated line to Barrow Docks. The shipment was carried out with support from police and officers from the Civil Nuclear Constabulary.
NW Evening Mail 23rd May 2019 read more »