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Chris Jackson heads to Cumbria and the heart of Britain's most hazardous nuclear site. Chris Connel meets up with the gangland members filmed in a notorious 1970s Tyneside documentary. And we uncover the old fashioned motor garages that offered service with a smile.

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29 minutes

Last on

Mon 23 Sep 2013 19:30
BBC One North East & Cumbria

Inside Sellafield

Inside Sellafield

Chris Jackson goes inside Britain's nuclear site at Sellafield in Cumbria, one of the most complex and hazardous in the world.

 

The government has put more than £67bn aside for a clean-up project, but concerns have been raised over increasing costs and delays.

 

Read the full story and watch the video feature on the BBC News website.

Sellafield's radioactive legacy

Sellafield's radioactive legacy

Sellafield has more high-level nuclear waste storage than anywhere else in the UK and a huge clean-up project is underway.

 

Chris Jackson goes inside, the first time a British TV crew have entered the area that was at the heart of the country's very first foray into the nuclear age.

 

Read Chris Jackson's correspondent blog on the BBC News website.

Northumberland garage's centenary

Northumberland garage's centenary

Chris Jackson visits the Rothbury garage celebrating a motoring centenary.  Four families have owned it over the last century.

 

Read more about the garage's history on Chris' correspondent blog on the BBC News website.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterChris Jackson
ReporterChris Connel
EditorJacqui Hodgson

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