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Samlesbury father and son in London to Paris bike ride

Lancashire Telegraph: Michael Crompton

4:40pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A FATHER and son team are to ride from London to Paris to raise money for good causes.

Rare deer spotted in Samlesbury

Lancashire Telegraph: Muntjac deer are not native to the UK

1:33pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

A RARE deer has been spotted in woodland near Samlesbury causing a mixture of delight and concern.

Lancashire Wildlife Trust concerns over cuts

1:00pm Saturday 25th January 2014

WILDLIFE campaigners fear that government cuts will inevitably damage the service they can offer to East Lancashire’s beauty spots.

BAE Systems offering 568 apprenticeships

3:50pm Thursday 16th January 2014

BAE Systems is offering 568 apprenticeships in 2014, the highest intake since the company was formed 14 years ago – and 181 more places than it offered in 2013. Many are available in Lancashire.

Car crash on M6 cases morning delays near Salmesbury

11:43am Thursday 9th January 2014

A CAR crash on the M6, just past the Salmesbury motorway junction, caused tailbacks to junction 29 this morning.

BAE to recruit record number of apprentices

Lancashire Telegraph: GVs of BAE plant in Brough, Hull. Local MPs Alan Johnson and David Davis speak to the media. Plus interview with worker Leigh Johnson.

11:50pm Sunday 29th December 2013

British defence giant BAE Systems is to recruit a record 568 apprentices in 2014 to build the next generation of nuclear submarines.

Workers recognised at Samlesbury aerospace firm BAE Systems

2:00pm Thursday 26th December 2013

LANCASTRIAN workers at Samlesbury aerospace giant BAE have had their projects recognised as one of the best.

BAE hits back at Saudi Arabia talks rumours

8:00pm Saturday 21st December 2013

AEROSPACE giant BAE has hit back at reports that talks with Saudi Arabia over the supply of its fighter jets have stalled.

Key changes take East Lancs-built jet into combat future

Lancashire Telegraph: Sleek power is the hallmark of the new Tyhoon Tranche 3

1:33pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

A NEW ‘future proof’ combat aircraft has taken to the skies after being manufactured in East Lancashire.

Decision delayed over Samlesbury access road

8:00pm Friday 29th November 2013

CAMPAIGNERS are claiming victory after planners agreed to delay a decision over an access road for the Enterprise Zone at BAE Systems.

East Lancashire-based defence giant BAE denies jet deal is signed

Lancashire Telegraph: Reader John McQuillan caught this Typhoon Fighter Jet on camera.

10:07am Tuesday 19th November 2013

AN East Lancashire-based defence giant has denied that it has already signed a deal with the United Arab Emirates for 60 Typhoon fighter jets.

Action group set up to oppose transport changes at proposed BAE enterprise zone in Samlesbury

10:00am Thursday 7th November 2013

MORE than 100 residents voted to set up an action group to oppose transport plans for the proposed enterprise zone at BAE Systems.

Samlesbury engineer in bid to be City and Guilds Apprenticeship Champion of the Year

3:59pm Wednesday 9th October 2013

A FORMER Lancashire apprentice is aiming to become the latest champion to come out of aerospace firm BAE Systems.

BAE Systems in Salmesbury is looking for apprentices in Blackburn

3:47pm Wednesday 9th October 2013

BAE SYSTEMS is on the lookout for the next generation of talent at an apprenticeship open day tomorrow.

East Lancashire's aerospace workers honoured in awards

12:58pm Tuesday 8th October 2013

WORKERS on some of the world’s elite fighter aircraft have shone at awards organised to celebrate their exceptional performance.

£100 million for Lancashire enterprise zones

2:00pm Monday 7th October 2013

THE Enterprise Zone at Samlesbury and Warton is set to get its share of a £100million cash injection.

Former apprentice heading for success

3:00pm Monday 7th October 2013

A FORMER Lancashire apprentice is aiming to become the latest champion to come out of aerospace firm, BAE Systems.

BAE workers gain award

12:00pm Monday 7th October 2013

WORKERS on some of the world’s elite fighter aircraft have shone at awards organised to celebrate their exceptional performance.

Tragic Titanic exhibition docks at Samlesbury Hall

Lancashire Telegraph: Nigel Hampson at the museum’s new home

4:00pm Wednesday 18th September 2013

LANCASHIRE’S Titanic museum is preparing for an official launch in its new home.

Police M6 patrol hub at Samlesbury faces closure

3:31pm Thursday 5th September 2013

LANCASHIRE police's dedicated motorway patrol hub near the M6 junction at Samlesbury is facing closure at the end of the year.

Brockholes to host 10k challenge

9:01am Monday 2nd September 2013

TEAMS are set to compete in a gruelling 10k run at Brockholes Nature Reserve.

Families take part in Skirmish Weekend at Samlesbury Hall

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Nightingale (left)  and his friend ‘Ed’ entertain the crowd at the Samlesbury Skirmish at Samlesbury Hall yesterday. Visitors could try archery, a medieval feast, and watch battle re-enactments.

11:39am Tuesday 27th August 2013

FAMILIES were able to take a step back in time at a Skirmish Weekend at Samlesbury Hall over the bank holiday.

Brockholes Nature Reserve to host the first Lancashire 'No Ego Challenge'

12:29pm Wednesday 21st August 2013

TEAMS are set to compete in a gruelling 10k run at Brockholes Nature Reserve.

Criminal fun for all at Brockholes nature reserve

5:24pm Friday 16th August 2013

Brockholes nature reserve will host a Deadly Scene Investigation activity day tomorrow from 11am to 3pm.

Interns gain core skills at BAE Systems' Samlesbury site

2:12pm Tuesday 13th August 2013

UNDERGRADUATES are set to get work experience on a BAE Systems placement at the defence giant’s Samlesbury site.

Brockholes 'no-ego' run will be a test of stamina

1:29pm Tuesday 13th August 2013

TEAMS are set to compete in a gruelling 10k run at Brockholes Nature Reserve.

No Ego Challenge to take place at Brockholes

1:13pm Thursday 8th August 2013

TEAMS are set to compete in a gruelling 10k run at Brockholes Nature Reserve.

BAE hoping Saudi jet sales take off

9:00pm Friday 2nd August 2013

DEFENCE giant BAE Systems said demand for fighter jets from Saudi Arabia should offset sluggish UK and US government spending as it forecast double-digit earnings growth this year.

Colourful welcome to Brockholes nature reserve

8:00am Thursday 25th July 2013

DRAGONS and damsels are offering a colourful welcome to visitors at Brockholes Nature Reserve, near Samlesbury.

RAF pilots praise performance of BAE Systems Typhoon jet

8:00am Sunday 21st July 2013

SENIOR Royal Air Force pilots have praised the performance of the Typhoon jet, which is partly built in East Lancashire.

Brockholes Nature Reserve to host 10k run

4:37pm Tuesday 16th July 2013

TEAMS are set to compete in a gruelling 10k run at Brockholes Nature Reserve.

Extreme weekend planned at Brockholes Nature Reserve

3:51pm Monday 15th July 2013

BROCKHOLES Nature Reserve is set to host its first extreme adventure weekend on Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.

Go wild for family fun at Brockholes nature reserve

9:05am Monday 8th July 2013

BROCKHOLES Nature Reserve will be holding a series of ‘wild families’ events this summer, aimed at getting families outdoors and working together.

Charity Commission officials probe Rossendale aid mission

5:14pm Monday 1st July 2013

CHARITY Commission officials have raised questions about the operation of a Rossendale overseas aid mission.

Roof terrace added in Samlesbury restaurant revamp

5:10pm Monday 1st July 2013

MEZZO Restaurant, in Samlesbury, has completed a refurbishment of the restaurant with funding provided by the Royal Bank of Scotland.

VIDEOS: Samlesbury's BAE Systems unveils forgotten aircraft designs from its archives

Lancashire Telegraph: Some of the designs that never made it past the drawing board

4:00pm Tuesday 18th June 2013

A HYPERSONIC space-plane, a jeep which could leap over enemy blockades and an aircraft able to take off and land vertically are some of the 1960s inventions unearthed from the archives of BAE Systems.

Samlesbury hotel revamp gets planning go-ahead

Lancashire Telegraph: Planners have approved redevelopment of the Tickled Trout Hotel

5:15pm Wednesday 5th June 2013

A BID to redevelop a landmark hotel has been given the go-ahead.

Police issue warning after conman targets Samlesbury pensioner

3:07pm Friday 31st May 2013

A WARNING has been issued by police after an attempt was made to con a 92-year-old man out of more than £3,000.

Conman tricked 'confused' Samlesbury pensioner into bank to steal savings

Lancashire Telegraph: The suspect in the bank

9:00am Wednesday 29th May 2013

A CONMAN who led a 92-year-old war veteran to a bank in an attempt to steal his life savings had his plan foiled by quick-thinking cashiers.

Brockholes nature reserve waits for migrant birds

2:04pm Tuesday 21st May 2013

THE unpredictable spring weather is playing tricks on migrating birds arriving in the North West, according to the Lancashire Wildlife Trust.

Horrors of history brought back to life at Samlesbury Hall by storyteller Simon Entwistle

Lancashire Telegraph: Simon Entwistle

2:57pm Thursday 9th May 2013

GHOSTS will walk and the secrets of the town’s Egyptian mummies will be revealed at Blackburn Museum and Library next week.

Accolade for East Lancashire's Brockholes nature reserve

Lancashire Telegraph: Brockholes wildlife haven celebrates its first birthday success

9:00am Thursday 25th April 2013

A NATURE reserve has celebrated its second anniversary as received an accolade from the national tourist board.

Landmark Samlesbury hotel taken on by group - but gym users miss out

Lancashire Telegraph: The Swallow Hotel

5:00pm Friday 19th April 2013

A WELL-KNOWN hotel has been taken over after spending four years in administration.

Chemical spillage on A59 at Samlesbury

4:15pm Wednesday 17th April 2013

The A59 at Samlesbury has been closed after a spillage from a chemical tanker.

VIDEO: Samlesbury company director released from hospital after Windermere boat tragedy

2:33pm Tuesday 2nd April 2013

A director of a Samlesbury firm who survived a suspected carbon monoxide leak which killed a woman and her daughter during a boating holiday has been released from hospital, police said.

BAE Systems worker feels the heat at 950C

Lancashire Telegraph: NO SWEAT Steve Mercer and the hot press he controls

12:32pm Thursday 21st March 2013

STEVE Mercer must feel like the hottest man in Lancashire.

BAE Typhoon test pilot praises highly-specialist knowledge

Lancashire Telegraph: TOP FLIGHT Steve Long

12:51pm Thursday 21st March 2013

TYPHOON test pilot Steve Long says his job may be ‘cool’ — but it would be impossible without the highly-specialist knowledge that goes into building the aircraft’s foreplanes, the small wings on either side of the cockpit.

Vote for Samlesbury storyteller in tourism awards

Lancashire Telegraph: Simon Entwistle

11:28am Wednesday 6th March 2013

A POPULAR tour guide who is in the running to be named the country’s ‘Tourism Superstar’ has appealed for supporters to vote for him.

BAE Systems scraps iconic Samlesbury gateway jet

Lancashire Telegraph: The gateway jet

3:10pm Thursday 28th February 2013

A FIGHTER jet used as a ‘guardian’ at the gates of defence giant BAE Systems has been taken down.

Investigation is launched after dead badger is found at Samlesbury

5:00pm Saturday 23rd February 2013

AN investigation has been launched after a dead badger was discovered with extensive facial injuries and a broken jaw in Samlesbury.



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