‘Don’t wait’ – BAe boss’ plea to anyone with bowel cancer symptoms

  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, Group Managing Director for BAE Systems’ Air sector, was diagnosed with colon cancer earlier this year and underwent successful surgery this summer. In a… Continue reading ‘Don’t wait’ – BAe boss’ plea to anyone with bowel cancer symptoms


Shipyard donation to help schools

BAE Systems Submarines has given more than £50,000 to schools across South Cumbria to help pupils make up lost ground after coronavirus lockdowns. The shipyard in Barrow launched a fund specifically aimed at Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects. In the Furness area and Millom, secondary schools could apply for up to £1,500 and… Continue reading Shipyard donation to help schools


Thousands of Barrow shipyard jobs will be safe under an incoming Labour government the party has confirmed

THOUSANDS of Barrow shipyard jobs will be safe under an incoming Labour government the party has confirmed. Local party activists have welcomed a “non-negotiable” commitment from shadow defence secretary John Healey who said on Friday that a future Labour administration will maintain the £31bn Dreadnought nuclear deterrent programme being designed and constructed at the Barrow… Continue reading Thousands of Barrow shipyard jobs will be safe under an incoming Labour government the party has confirmed


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