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.


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.
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’.
Gastro food

Where are the best gastropubs in Lancashire?

Gastropubs offer fine dining in a cosy pub setting.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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.
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.

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.
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

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.

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.
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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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