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Collaborative robots to be trialled at BAE Systems' site in Warton

Cobots – or collaborative robots  – are set to appear in the workplace in Lancashire by the end of the year.
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Firefighters arrived to find the fire had spread to fence panels and covered an area of around 10 square metres.

Blaze at Warton allotment after braziers bin fire spreads to fence

A blaze started in Warton after embers from a braziers bin spread at an allotment, says fire services.

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Members of  New Longton Rovers U10 Blacks who are doing Race for Life in Preston to support head coach Andy Nicholls

New Longton Rovers U10s take on Race for Life in Preston for their football coach who has cancer

When head football coach Andy Nicholls was diagnosed with cancer, team members raised their game to show their support.
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Firefighters arrived to find the field was full of cows who were described as being in a "skittish" mood.

Investigation after car fire in Warton

An investigation has been launched after a car was deliberately set alight in a field in Warton, say fire services.
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BAE Systems Workplace Choir performed at Rosemere's annual Spring Concert, raising 2,813.20

BAE Systems Workplace Choir raise thousands for Rosemere Cancer Foundation during its spring concert

Members of Preston’s BAE Systems Workplace Choir hit the high note for Rosemere Cancer Foundation when they helped the charity raise £2,813.20 by joining the bill of its 2018 Spring Concert.

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Vanessa Patterson, from Warton, raised more than 1,300 by selling cakes at Ribby Hall Village, Wrea Green, as part of The Brain Tumour Charitys Big Bandana Bake

Warton woman's Big Bandana Bake mission for The Brain Tumour Charity

A woman’s bake sale inspired by a family member who has a brain tumour has raised more than £1,300.

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Saudi deal for Typhoon fighter jets moves step closer

BAE Systems has moved a step closer to sealing a multi-billion pound contract to supply Typhoon fighter jets to Saudi Arabia.
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Sophie Harker

Today's suffragettes: Sophie’s one of few to join the jet set

Although she is just 26 years old, when Sophie Harker looks up and sees the Typhoon fighter jet flying over she can think, ‘I’ve got buttons I designed  in the cockpit of that plane’.
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Gastro food

Where are the best gastropubs in Lancashire?

Gastropubs offer fine dining in a cosy pub setting.

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The BAE Systems Warton site

Firefighters called to BAE as fire leaves office block ‘full of smoke’

An office block at BAE Systems in Warton filled with smoke after a thermostat burnt out, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said.

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Just days after Lancashire Police launched its festive drink drive campaign, urging residents to report incidents to them, Jennifer Bennett urged officers to act after her ordeal.

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.

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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.

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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.
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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.
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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.

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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.
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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

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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.

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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.
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