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Anger after car forced off road by ‘drink driver’

A woman has told of her terror after narrowly avoiding a head-on collision with a suspected drunk driver – and criticised police for failing to investigate.

Crime
Keith Hopkirk

Fylde dad jailed over threat to kill wife

A raging husband who burst into his marital bedroom with a knife told police he intended to kill his wife, if their son had not intervened.

Crime
BAE's mighty Eurofighter Typhoon - built and developed on the Fylde Coast

Government urged to ‘help aerospace industry thrive’ in Lancashire

Council and enterprise chiefs have urged the Government to take action to support Lancashire’s aerospace and advanced manufacturing sector.

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Police became concerned for the woman's welfare after they were informed that she had left a property together with her 18-month-old child

Woman detained by police after car theft

A woman was detained by police in Preston after she was stopped driving a car that had been stolen from an address in Warton.
Crime
Staff at BAE have knitted poppies

BAE Systems gets its knitting needles out for the Poppy Appeal

BAE Systems in Lancashire has been encouraging employees to get crafty in aid of the Royal British Legion this Remembrance Day.
News
Eamon Karim, 23, was killed in a collision between his motorbike and a car in London (Picture: Facebook/Eamon Karim)

Young biker with a ‘big heart’ killed in crash with car

The funeral of a motorcyclist killed in a crash in London will be held tomorrow.

Transport
Red Arrows  PHOTO: PA

MPs' Red Arrows demand to save BAE jobs

Jets flown by the Red Arrows are likely to be built overseas unless the Government intervenes, a cross-party group has warned.
Warton
Government urged to act over expected loss of 1,000 jobs at jets maker BAE Systems

Government urged to act over expected loss of 1,000 jobs at jets maker BAE Systems

Business
Fylde jobs hope in BAE Systems’ Typhoon Qatar deal

Fylde jobs hope in BAE Systems’ Typhoon Qatar deal

Hopes are high among Fylde coast aircraft workers that they could soon be building Typhoons for another Middle Eastern customer.

Business
BAE Systems employees, Lee Bowen, Toby Macneil, Ryan Harris, Jonathan Hubbert, and Max Brace pictured half way through their 200 mile charity bike ride outside Combat Stresss Audley facility in Shropshire

BAE Systems staff cycle 200 miles to Preston in aid of Combat Stress

Five BAE Systems employees have raised more than £1,000 after cycling more than 200 miles in two days for an Armed Forces veterans’ mental health charity.
News
Marion Konczak

Beware of the law - some ‘banter’ can go too far

BAE Systems was landed with a six-figure compensation bill after a worker’s case was upheld. DAVID NOWELL reports on the perils and pitfalls of employment law.

Business
BAE Systems' Warton plant

BAE’s half year results show “good progress”

Weapons giant BAE has released its half year results, which the firm says shows “good progress”.

Samlesbury
Employees from BAE Systems in Warton took part in the Runway Mile

BAE Warton employees take part in the Runway Mile

Around 150 employees from BAE Systems ran and walked a mile up and down part of the company’s runway to raise money for a charity which works with injured servicemen and their families.

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A white Mercedes was found in a ditch off Lodge Lane. Picture from Lancs road police

£21k Mercedes abandoned in country lane ditch

Police have locatedthe owner of a £21k A-class Mercedes-Benz that was found abandoned in a ditch.

News
BAE Systems in Warton

Church minister ‘tried to disarm Typhoon’ fighter plane

A church minister stood in the dock dressed in his dog collar charged with criminal damage at one of the country’s most secure military airfields.

Business
Liz Kift

Council rent thief to face cash seizure two years after being sentenced

A woman who stole £18,000 from a cash strapped local authority could face having her assets seized despite the time that has passed since her sentencing.

News
A view inside the  �2.3M Training and Simulation Integration Facility (TSIF) at Warton,which has been developed in collaboration with F1 Williams Advanced Engineering and contains simulation capabilities for multiple aircraft types including BAE Systems Hawk, Typhoon

Gamer technology helps BAE train the next generation in Lancashire

Lancashire aerospace engineers are set to use the latest virtual reality computer equipment in £2.3m new centre to train the next generation of workers to build the next generation of aircraft

Business
The scene near where a man sadly died following a crash on Riversway. PIC: Benny Mc'Nally

Call to improve safety on ‘dangerous’ Preston road

A 32-year-old pedestrian has died after a rush-hour collision in Preston.

Warton
Participants from BAE Systems who walked between their two sites raising 5,000 for charity

BAE Systems walk for Blesma

More than 260 participants walked almost 20 miles between BAE Systems’ military aircraft sites at Warton and Samlesbury raising £5,000 for charity.

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The Holy Family CAFOD team, Warton, organised a Lenten prayer service to help raise funds for Cafods East Africa Appeal

CAFOD team raises £200 for East African crisis

Parishioners raised more than £200 to help millions of people facing starvation in third world countries.
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