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

Warton man jailed for teen’s death

Andrew Smalley jailed for Warton teen's death A man has been jailed for causing the death of a teenager by dangerous driving. Andrew Smalley, of Station Road, Warton, appeared before Preston Crown Court after Ashley Donald was […]

1 week ago
BAE Systems announces 2021 full-year results

The Lightnings at BAE Samlesbury The full-year results have been released for BAE Systems which employ a large number of people in Preston. Employees across the UK Air business are involved in helping to develop […]

4 months ago
The Freckleton air disaster, 61 killed as Bomber crashes on the village

Funeral for victims of the Freckleton air disaster Pic: Warfare History Network World War II in Preston One of the worst air disasters of World War II occurred near Warton Aerodrome in 1944. The Fylde coast and Preston were spared most of […]

6 months ago
‘Don’t wait’ – BAE boss’ plea to anyone with bowel cancer symptoms

A view of the Samlesbury enterprise zone which the road will link up to A boss at one of Lancashire’s biggest employers has shared his story of bowel cancer in an effort to encourage people to be more open about their health. Chris Boardman, […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Over 300 apprentice and graduate roles available at BAE in Preston

Learning to be a BAE apprentice BAE Systems is set to hire over 300 apprentices and graduates in the Preston area in 2022. The creation of the graduate and undergraduate roles in Warton, Samlesbury and Preston […]

6 months ago
Harrison’s Bar in Ribby Hall Village closed until 19 July

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Harrison’s Bar in Ribby Hall Village is temporarily closed with immediate effect. It will remain closed until Monday, July 19. Read more: Joy and then despair […]

12 months ago
Witness appeal after 19-year-old man dies in Warton crash

Lodge Lane Pic: Google Police are appealing for information after a man sadly died following a crash close to Warton yesterday (Saturday 26 June). Officers were called at around 1.05am to the collision involving […]

1 year ago
Many areas of Preston and South Ribble now have 50% of people vaccinated

The queuing area for the new vaccine hub will utilise the area between the Bus Station and St John's Shopping Centre Pic: Tony Worrall In the Prime Ministers race against the spread of Covid-19 latest figures show almost 29 million people in the UK have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine. […]

1 year ago
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