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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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
Inspirational Warton engineer started business to challenge gender stereotypes

To celebrate International Women’s Day, a Warton engineer has pledged to continue to help bring an equal environment for gender. Krystina Pearson-Rampeearee’s current role in the Air sector sees her […]

3 years ago
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Deal for ‘game-changing’ radar secures 120 BAE Systems jobs at Warton

Eurofighter Typhoon alongside the Tempest concept model at Warton Pic: BAE Systems A £317m contract to develop a “game-changing” radar for the Royal Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoons will sustain 120 jobs at BAE Systems in Warton. BAE Systems and Leonardo have been […]

4 years ago
BAE Systems set for record-breaking apprentice intake

Learning to be a BAE apprentice BAE Systems is set for a record-breaking apprentice intake as UK programmes are ramping up. The company plans to recruit more than 800 apprentices in the UK in 2020 – […]

5 years ago
Exactly when RAF Tornado will fly over Preston

RAF Tornado is making its final flight over the country Pic: Ministry of Defence Workers at BAE are set for a flypast during Tuesday afternoon by the RAF’s Tornado. The plane is retiring from active service after 40 years. Exact timings have now been […]

5 years ago
Typhoon deal looks like it has secured BAE Systems jobs for Preston

The typhoon deal looks to have stopped job losses at BAE Warton Pic: BAE Systems The typhoon deal comes following the announcement of job losses at BAE Warton Pic: BAE Systems Workers at one of Preston’s biggest employers will be cheered by a major new […]

7 years ago
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