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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.
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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

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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.

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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”.

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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.

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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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Liz Kift

Council rent thief to face cash seizure two years after being sentenced

A woman who stole £18,000 from a cash strapped local authority could face having her assets seized despite the time that has passed since her sentencing.

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Austin Clutterbuck tries on the uniform and gas mask at a previous First World War event

Focus on the Great War

Warton is to host its fourth annual First World War exhibition at the village hall.

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The scene near where a man sadly died following a crash on Riversway. PIC: Benny Mc'Nally

Call to improve safety on ‘dangerous’ Preston road

A 32-year-old pedestrian has died after a rush-hour collision in Preston.

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Scene of a crash in Warton. Credit: @RachIsAGeek

Rush-hour crash in Warton

Emergency services were called to a crash in Warton on Tuesday evening.

Transport
Big building plans for caravan park site

Big building plans for caravan park site

Extensive building plans have been revealed for a Fylde caravan site.

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Typhoon warplane assembled at Warton

Two arrested ‘trying to disarm’ BAE warplanes in Lancashire

Two men have been arrested while trying to disarm warplanes at the BAE Systems site in Warton.

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James Cowell

Shock as new bike turns out to be stolen

A jobseeker has been left off the road and out of pocket after a motorbike he bought turned out to be stolen.

Crime
Tesco Express in Warton 
Image: Google

Woman injured in store car park crash

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses following a collision in Warton in which a woman was hurt

Transport
Park residents’ turmoil

Park residents’ turmoil

Some 21 people will lose their homes and holiday homes after the planned demolition of a Fylde caravan site.

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Police warning on dog thefts

Police warning on dog thefts

Police have warned dog owners to take precautions to protect their pets following a number of attempted thefts.

Blackpool
Richard Odgen's teeth

Dad given £17k compensation for dental work

A patient whose face ballooned and jaw oozed with pus after dental work has received compensation of £17,500.

Health
Blackpool Magistrates Court

Mum was abusive to officer in street row

A mum-of-two was described as using ‘grossly offensive’ language to a police officer in Warton.

Crime

Day Eurofighter first took flight

It is 30 years ago today since the prototype of the Eurofighter first took to Lancashire’s skies.
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MASSIVE DEAL: Mark Menzies MP with Philip Dunne MP and BAE Systems group managing director for programmes and support, Nigel Whitehead

£2.1bn aerospace deal will safeguard hundreds of BAE Systems’ jobs

A massive £2.1bn aerospace contract, that will protect hundreds of Lancashire jobs, has been welcomed.

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