Latest news and information for Warton in Fylde, home to the BAE Systems site and on Preston New Road. Next door to Freckleton.

Police raid in Warton uncovers cannabis stuffed in furniture

Police have found cannabis hidden in furniture in Warton. Last week the Fylde Rural Task Force conducted a drugs warrant with the assistance of Border Force when they found a […]

2 months ago
Search for missing man Richard Parker enters third week

Richard Parker was last seen in Wrea Green on Monday 4 March Pic: Fylde Police A search for 14 days to trace a man missing from Wrea Green has covered land and water. Lancashire Police have renewed their appeal to find missing Richard Parker. The […]

2 months ago
Warton youth club receives £1,000 donation from Preston housebuilder

Anwyl’s Imogen Suffell visits Streetwise in Warton where funding from the homebuilder has been used to purchase new speakers A youth club based in Warton in Fylde has received a donation of £1,000 from a local homebuilder. Streetwise at Butlers Meadow, was gifted the money, as well as tables […]

2 months ago
Police find bike in search for missing Richard Parker

Richard Parker was last seen in Wrea Green on Monday 4 March Pic: Fylde Police Police say they have recovered a bike they say belongs to a missing man. Richard Parker, 62, went missing from Wrea Green on Monday 4 March. An increased police presence […]

2 months ago
Preston florist legend Margaret Mason opens new store in Warton

Margaret Mason Pic: Michael Porter Margaret Mason’s Florists has opened a new store in Warton. The new showroom, located at The Barn, Warton, features the usual floral services as well as her company Hire Props […]

3 months ago
BAE Systems at Warton and Samlesbury creating more than 500 new apprentice roles

Two BAE Systems apprentices working in Samlesbury BAE Systems is set to offer new apprenticeship and graduate opportunities around Preston. The company announced that among thousands of roles around the country, with 534 new roles will be […]

6 months ago
Disability-aware Warton chippy wins new national fish and chip award

Oliver's Chippy staff with inspiration, son Oliver A Warton chippy has won a new national fish and chip award. Oliver’s Chippy secured The Peter Hill Award, which was launched by food manufacturer Middleton Foods in memory of […]

6 months ago
BAE Systems gives nearly £500k to encourage more girls doing science and tech

BAE System has given a £480,000 donation to help boost digital and cyber skills 8,000 of Lancashire’s young people. The grant over four years to Liverpool-based InnovateHer aims to support […]

1 year ago
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