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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
Cllr 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
Crewe & Nantwich MP backs perimeter fencing for Barony Park

Crewe & Nantwich MP backs perimeter fencing for Barony Park

Crewe and Nantwich MP Laura Smith has called for authorities to secure Barony Park “urgently”.

She has joined the chorus of appeals from town councillors and residents for Cheshire East Council to fast-track work to secure the park to prevent future unauthorised traveller encampments.

June 17, 2019
Cledford Hall considered again for transit travellers site

Cledford Hall considered again for transit travellers site

By Stephen Topping
Cledford Hall is again being considered as a transit site for gypsies and travellers as Cheshire East Council deals with a rise in illegal encampments.

Cheshire East Council gained planning permission for a transit site at Cledford Hall, in Middlewich, back in 2015 – but that lapsed last year after no work had begun on the site within three years.

June 12, 2019
Barony Park leisure facilities closed after latest unauthorised traveller encampment

Barony Park leisure facilities closed after latest unauthorised traveller encampment

Bosses of Barony Park sports complex has been closed in Nantwich amid the latest unauthorised traveller encampment.

Everybody said the decision has been made today for staff and customer “safety” reasons.

June 10, 2019
Stapeley pupils welcome arrival of 12 chicks

Stapeley pupils welcome arrival of 12 chicks

Pupils in Stapeley have enjoyed an “egg-citing” term after welcoming the arrival of 12 newly-hatched chicks!

The Pear Tree Primary School youngsters teamed up with class teacher Lucy Newman to incubate their own chicks.

May 20, 2019
Nantwich Mayor pledges public meeting to agree Barony Park barriers

Nantwich Mayor pledges public meeting to agree Barony Park barriers

Nantwich Mayor Arthur Moran has pledged to stage a public meeting to plot a way forward in tackling unauthorised traveller camps on Barony Park.

Cllr Moran made the suggestion at a town council meeting last night (May 16) where scores of angry residents living by the park vented their frustration.

May 17, 2019
Cheshire East responds to critics over Barony Park traveller encampments

Cheshire East responds to critics over Barony Park traveller encampments

Angry residents are set to descend on Nantwich Town Council this week amid ongoing concerns around unauthorised traveller camps on Barony Park.

The fourth group of travellers to use the public park for an encampment arrived on Sunday – just an hour after the UK Triathlon event had finished.

May 16, 2019