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Barony Sports complex in Nantwich

Cheshire East secures High Court injunction to stop Barony Park access

A High Court injunction to prevent unauthorised encampments on Barony Park in Nantwich has been secured by Cheshire East Council.

The injunction aims to prevent any future unauthorised encampments at the park for the next two years.

August 18, 2020
Barony Park fence will not stop unauthorised access, admits council

Barony Park fence will not stop unauthorised access, admits council

Fencing around Barony Park in Nantwich is more aimed at enhancing the site and may not prevent unauthorised access, a council chief admitted today.

The comments come after a small group of travellers (pictured) were able to gain access to the park at the weekend, despite the new fencing being erected around the perimeter.

July 28, 2020
Barony Park fence part of “green space masterplan”, says council chief

Barony Park fence part of “green space masterplan”, says council chief

A Cabinet councillor at Cheshire East says the new fence around Barony Park in Nantwich is part of a “green space masterplan”.

And Cllr Mick Warren believes people will “quickly get used to it” as fencing rails of varying heights are set to be installed around the perimeter of the park.

July 14, 2020
Work on Barony Park perimeter fence starts in Nantwich

Work on Barony Park perimeter fence starts in Nantwich

Work on erecting perimeter fencing around Barony Park to prevent unauthorised traveller encampments is underway.

But concerned campaigners say the fence erected so far is higher than the one agreed in plans.

July 10, 2020
Barony Park play area to reopen in Nantwich on July 6

Barony Park play area to reopen in Nantwich on July 6

Barony Park play area in Nantwich is among 15 run by Cheshire East Council which will re-open on July 6 as lockdown restrictions ease further.

Along with Queens Park in Crewe, the Barony will be open again for families and children with measures in place to make them as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 2, 2020
Photographer captures menacing funnel cloud over Nantwich

Photographer captures menacing funnel cloud over Nantwich

This spectacular funnel cloud was captured by a Nantwich photographer as it formed menacingly over the town today.

These images, taken from Barony Park area of Nantwich, show the funnel forming at the bottom of towering cumulonimbus storm clouds.

July 1, 2020
Angry Nantwich residents paint over racist graffiti in Barony Park

Angry Nantwich residents paint over racist graffiti in Barony Park

Angry Nantwich residents have painted over racist graffiti in Barony Park after a dad’s shocking photo caused an uproar.

Derice Richards took this picture of his young son Walter as they visited Barony Park at the weekend, with the graffiti clearly daubed.

June 8, 2020
3-year Barony Park court injunction just “weeks away” before lockdown

3-year Barony Park court injunction just “weeks away” before lockdown

A three-year court injunction to stop unauthorised travellers accessing Barony Park in Nantwich was just weeks away before lockdown, we can reveal.

It emerged as the first unauthorised travellers of 2020 arrived on the park overnight (May 25).

May 25, 2020
Work on Barony Park perimeter fence in Nantwich to start in March

Work on Barony Park perimeter fence in Nantwich to start in March

Work on a perimeter fence around Barony Park in Nantwich to prevent unauthorised traveller camps could start in March, it has emerged.

And campaigners who viewed detailed drawings of the plans this week, hope it will lead to the park gaining “green flag status”.

January 29, 2020
Home Secretary Priti Patel visits Nantwich to meet Barony Park campaigners

Home Secretary Priti Patel visits Nantwich to meet Barony Park campaigners

Home Secretary Priti Patel was in Nantwich today to back campaigners fighting to protect Barony Park from unauthorised travellers.

Ms Patel met with Friends of Barony Park group, led by campaigner Rachel Cole.

November 19, 2019
Nantwich leisure services to be upgraded after councillors pass plans

Nantwich leisure services to be upgraded after councillors pass plans

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Leisure facilities in Nantwich and four other towns are to be upgraded as part of a council scheme worth more than £12 million.

And work in Nantwich, given the thumbs up by councillors at yesterday’s Cabinet meeting, will include fencing around Barony Park which local residents have been campaigning for to prevent unauthorised traveller camps.

October 9, 2019
Hundreds at Barony Park protest as Cabinet councillor banned from ‘communicating’

Hundreds at Barony Park protest as Cabinet councillor banned from ‘communicating’

More than 200 people attended a Barony Park protest in Nantwich today to pressure Cheshire East Council into action against unauthorised traveller encampments.

The latest encampment was served with a rare Section 61 order by police on Thursday after it emerged a local authority official was verbally abused by travellers.

September 7, 2019
Councillor cites “costly legal procedure” as Barony Park injunction delay continues

Councillor cites “costly legal procedure” as Barony Park injunction delay continues

Cheshire East Council is dithering over applying for a court injunction against unauthorised travellers in Nantwich because of the “costly legal procedure”, says a Cabinet member.

Yet, the authority has so far failed to provide any details of this cost when questioned by Nantwich News.

September 4, 2019