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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
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