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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
Hundreds set to protest at Barony Park over council inaction

Hundreds set to protest at Barony Park over council inaction

Hundreds of residents could descend on Barony Park next weekend to protest against Cheshire East Council’s lack of action to protect it from unauthorised encampments.

Friends of Barony Park campaign group are organising the “peaceful protest” to show Cheshire East chiefs the strength of feeling of the community.

August 31, 2019
Legal expert backs campaigners injunction bid for Barony Park

Legal expert backs campaigners injunction bid for Barony Park

A leading barrister has backed campaigners in their bid to secure an injunction against unauthorised travellers on Barony Park in Nantwich.

Friends of Barony Park and Conservative MP candidate Dr Kieran Mullan have led calls for Cheshire East Council to apply for a court injunction.

August 28, 2019
Cledford Hall transit site battle as latest travellers camp arrives in Nantwich

Cledford Hall transit site battle as latest travellers camp arrives in Nantwich

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Town councillors have vowed to take their fight against a Cledford Hall transit site for travellers to court as the 11th unauthorised encampment arrives on Barony Park in Nantwich.

August 21, 2019
Campaigners say Cheshire East “refuses” to reveal legal advice over Barony Park injunction

Campaigners say Cheshire East “refuses” to reveal legal advice over Barony Park injunction

Campaigners fighting for a court injunction to tackle unauthorised traveller camps in Nantwich, say Cheshire East Council has “refused” to disclose details of legal advice which has stalled the move.

August 20, 2019