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'Speculation' over 450 job losses at BAE Systems

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:39am Monday 1st September 2014

BAE Systems has moved to reassure employees after claims that up to 450 management jobs could be axed.

Senior executive to leave Blackburn with Darwen Council

11:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

SENIOR Blackburn with Darwen council executive Andrew Lightfoot is leaving next month, sparking a streamlining of high-paid town hall bosses.

BAE graduate new face of TV campaign

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:59am Saturday 23rd August 2014

SAMLESBURY BAE Systems apprentice turned first-class graduate Michelle Hook is one of the faces of a major TV campaign to get young people to ‘earn as they learn’.

East Lancashire built fighter jet to make its UK debut

Lancashire Telegraph: The F-35 Lightning II will make its debut at Farnborough in July

1:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A FIGHTER plane partly made in East Lancashire, touted as the future of the RAF, is set to make its UK debut this week.

BAE 'flight cockpit' helps to design aircraft carrier

Lancashire Telegraph: The Red Arrows fly over as Queen Elizabeth II officially names Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth during a visit to Rosyth dockyard in Scotland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday July 4, 2014. See PA story DEFENCE Carrie

10:02am Sunday 6th July 2014

ALL eyes may were on the Rosyth dockyard near Scotland yesterday as the Queen officially named the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier.

£500k for East Lancs councils from recycling

12:00pm Saturday 21st June 2014

EAST Lancashire councils received almost £500,000 by selling materials it had collected for recycling last year, it can be revealed.

Red Arrows hail Lancashire engineering

Lancashire Telegraph: Red Arrows hail Lancashire engineering

11:13am Saturday 21st June 2014

THE world-famous RAF Red Arrows aerobatics team has hailed the East Lancashire-built aircraft which they have used to wow the crowds for more than three decades.

East Lancs defence firm BAE bids for solar panels

Lancashire Telegraph: Picture for illustrative purposes only

11:20am Wednesday 18th June 2014

AN East Lancashire-based defence giant has announced plans to install 10,000 solar panels at its site in Samlesbury.

Samlesbury businessman charged with manslaughter over Windermere boats death

Lancashire Telegraph: Lauren Thornton and Kelly Webster

10:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

A SAMLESBURY businessman has been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence after a mother and her daughter died during a boating holiday at Windermere.

Brockholes held up as shining example to visitors from 14 countries

Lancashire Telegraph: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Samlesbury had its first otter sighting in its history last month

3:00pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

AN EAST Lancashire nature reserve is being used as an example for organisations from every corner of the globe.

Another child admitted to hospital after E-coli outbreak at East Lancs farm store

Lancashire Telegraph: SCARY STATISTICS: From 2005 to 2009, there was a 30 per cent increase in the number of blood poisoning cases in the UK caused by the E.coli bacteria – and the proportion of those cases where the infection was resistant to antibiotics also increased mark

8:00pm Saturday 3rd May 2014

ANOTHER child has been admitted to hospital following an E.coli outbreak in East Lancashire.

Delays on M65 after earlier accident

6:40pm Monday 28th April 2014

THERE are traffic delays on the M6 northbound between Junction 31 at Samlesbury and Junction 31a after an earlier accident.

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.



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