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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 30 to August 5

Daffodils in Preston city centre with the Harris and Cenotaph behind Pic: Tony Worrall Last weekend saw the return of the popular Chorley Flower Show, with around 11,000 attendees enjoying the sunshine near the Grade II-listed Astley Hall. Elsewhere in the region, encouraging news for […]

7 days ago
BAE Samlesbury and Warton seek engineers for Tempest fighter

BAE Systems has launched a recruitment drive to find 1,000 engineers to develop a new fighter jet, with positions available in Lancashire. Over 12 months, BAE Systems’ ‘once-in-a-generation opportunity’ will […]

1 week ago
BAE Samlesbury to build new Eurofighter Typhoon’s for Spain

Spain has ordered 20 new Eurofighter Typhoons which BAE Systems will lead the design of. The completed jets will increase Europe’s delivered or ordered fleet, to 545. BAE Systems will […]

2 months 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 […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘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, […]

7 months ago
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 […]

8 months ago
Preston residents benefit as BAE Systems donates £150,000 to local food banks

Aerospace firm BAE Systems has donated £150,000 to food banks serving over 40 communities. The company donated £45,000 to five food banks in the North West, including Blackburn Foodbank, Fylde […]

8 months ago
Preston ‘one of the fastest-growing UK economies’ says new report

A busy looking Friargate and Orchard Street as restrictions eased on April 12 Pic: Blog Preston A national law firm has named Preston the fourth fasted-growing economy in the UK during 2021. The Irwin Mitchell report said Preston saw its economy grow by 8.5 per cent […]

8 months ago
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