Post Tagged with: "Barony Park"

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
Traveller transit site for Cheshire East “not set in stone”

Traveller transit site for Cheshire East “not set in stone”

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Cabinet councillors insist plans for a transit site at Cledford Hall are “not yet set in stone” and they will listen to what residents think.

August 6, 2019
Readers’ Letters: Time to transfer Barony Park to Nantwich town council

Readers’ Letters: Time to transfer Barony Park to Nantwich town council

Dear editor
Travellers on the Barony Park again
The end of July not only brought with it an abundance of rain, sufficient to cause the cancellation of the Nantwich show, but also the ninth unauthorised encampment on the Barony Park this year.

August 4, 2019
Police chief sympathy for residents over “emotive” Nantwich travellers saga

Police chief sympathy for residents over “emotive” Nantwich travellers saga

A Crewe and Nantwich police chief said  he has “sympathy” for residents suffering from unauthorised traveller encampments in the towns.

But Chief Inspector Simon Newell added that the police’s hands were largely tied.

July 31, 2019
Barony Park residents unveil plans for perimeter barriers to prevent encampments

Barony Park residents unveil plans for perimeter barriers to prevent encampments

Campaigners have drafted a 36-page report on how to protect Barony Park in Nantwich as residents witnessed the ninth unauthorised traveller encampment at the weekend.

July 29, 2019
Councillors help residents measure out Barony Park for boundary work

Councillors help residents measure out Barony Park for boundary work

Councillors joined Nantwich residents to measure out Barony Park in a bid to speed up action and install perimeter protection.

Members of Friends of Barony Park were joined by Nantwich Town Councillors David Marren and Cheshire East Council Leader Sam Corcoran in the exercise.

July 17, 2019
Jepsons staff fury after gang targets store and assaults employee in Nantwich

Jepsons staff fury after gang targets store and assaults employee in Nantwich

An angry Nantwich store boss told how a gang of four men stole hundreds of pounds of items and assaulted the 66-year-old owner as he gave chase.

Phil Hinton, manager of Jepsons menswear on Hospital Street, said furious staff chased after the gang who they believe were part of an unauthorised travellers group on Barony Park.

July 16, 2019
Travellers served with Section 77 on Barony Park in Nantwich

Travellers served with Section 77 on Barony Park in Nantwich

A Section 77 notice has been served on the latest group of travellers to set up an unauthorised encampment on Barony Park in Nantwich, authorities said.

Nantwich Town Council was told tonight (July 11) that the notice means they have to leave by tomorrow evening or face court action.

July 11, 2019
New travellers transit site “in near future” pledges Cheshire East leader

New travellers transit site “in near future” pledges Cheshire East leader

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council chiefs are determined to secure a transit site for gypsies and travellers – but the council’s new leader admits it will not be popular with neighbours.

Cheshire East Council is considering whether to revive plans for a transit site at Cledford Hall in Middlewich following a spate of unauthorised encampments in the borough, including five on Barony Park in Nantwich this year.

July 10, 2019
Readers’ Letters: Barony Park injunction not “silver bullet” to stop travellers

Readers’ Letters: Barony Park injunction not “silver bullet” to stop travellers

Dear editor
Last week’s front page of the Chronicle seemed to be ‘givin it large’ about Kieran Mullan’s suggestion that Cheshire East Council needs to apply for an injunction to prevent travellers occupying the Barony Park, as though an injunction is the “silver bullet” to prevent further occupation.

July 7, 2019
MP candidate calls on Cheshire East to obtain injunction for Barony Park

MP candidate calls on Cheshire East to obtain injunction for Barony Park

A Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Crewe & Nantwich has called on Cheshire East Council to use a Court Injunction to prevent further unauthorised encampments on Barony Park.

Conservative candidate Dr Kieran Mullan says many other UK authorities use injunctions, which would see traveller groups removed on the same day they arrive.

June 25, 2019
David Marren

Nantwich councillor to appeal after being expelled by local Conservative party

A Nantwich town councillor expelled by his own Conservative party for comments over the Barony Park travellers issue, says he will appeal the decision.

Cllr David Marren was suspended initially over his comments which laid the blame at the former Cheshire East Council Conservative ruling party for a lack of action over securing the park.

June 24, 2019