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Nantwich Barony Park ‘transfer’ could help resolve travellers issue

Nantwich Barony Park ‘transfer’ could help resolve travellers issue

Nantwich Town councillors could request Barony Park be transferred to them from Cheshire East Council in a bid to resolve ongoing issues with illegal traveller encampments.

The idea was mooted at last night’s Nantwich Town Council where members of the public, police and councillors discussed how to prevent traveller groups gaining access to the park.

July 13, 2018
Barony Park travellers in Nantwich have until midday to leave

Barony Park travellers in Nantwich have until midday to leave

The latest group of travellers illegally camped on Barony Park in Nantwich have until midday today to leave, council chiefs said.

Enforcement officers served a Section 77 Notice on the travellers yesterday to leave by noon.

July 10, 2018
Council teams deal with latest illegal traveller encampment in Nantwich

Council teams deal with latest illegal traveller encampment in Nantwich

Cheshire East Council enforcement teams are dealing with another illegal traveller encampment on Barony Park in Nantwich.

The travellers arrived yesterday afternoon (July 6), three weeks after a previous group left following a week-long stay on the park and nearby Volunteer Fields which involved two court applications.

July 7, 2018
Cheshire East Council return to court in bid to move Barony Park travellers

Cheshire East Council return to court in bid to move Barony Park travellers

Council officials are back at magistrates court today in a further bid to evict travellers from their illegal encampments in Nantwich.

A number of travelling families set up camp on Barony Park and nearby Volunteer Fields a week ago.

June 18, 2018
Working group set up to tackle Nantwich travellers issue on Barony Park

Working group set up to tackle Nantwich travellers issue on Barony Park

A cross-party working group of community members has met to tackle the problems of travellers illegally setting up camps on Barony Park in Nantwich.

Councillors from all parties, officers from Cheshire East and Nantwich Town Council, and Cheshire police officers and residents’ representatives, have met to address the issue.

June 11, 2017
Grass mounds plan for Nantwich Barony Park to keep travellers away

Grass mounds plan for Nantwich Barony Park to keep travellers away

Grass mounds could be installed around Barony Park in Nantwich to stop travellers “plaguing” the town, a council boss has revealed.

The plan emerged as Cheshire East Council chiefs face a rising tide of unofficial traveller camps being set up on public land.

April 28, 2017
Nantwich residents call on council help to ban travellers from Barony Park

Nantwich residents call on council help to ban travellers from Barony Park

Residents called on councillors to take action after the latest case of travellers illegally setting up camp on Barony Park in Nantwich.

Families on Park View and surrounding streets have complained about anti-social behaviour of travellers, including fires being set alight, indecent exposure, and criminal damage.

April 6, 2017
Campaigners win battle to stop Hack Green RAF base turning into travellers camp

Campaigners win battle to stop Hack Green RAF base turning into travellers camp

Villagers near Nantwich are celebrating after the Planning Inspectorate dismissed an appeal to turn former RAF camp at Hack Green into a travellers camp.

Applicants representing nine traveller families, known as Hack Green Group, wanted to turn the former camp into nine plots.

February 23, 2017
Travellers cause disruption at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium

Travellers cause disruption at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium

A summer soccer school for youngsters at Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium has been cancelled after travellers set up camp on the club’s car park.

The NTFC Community Football Facebook page announced the move and issued apologies for the cancellation.

July 29, 2016
Nantwich Town postpone event as travellers take over car park

Nantwich Town postpone event as travellers take over car park

Nantwich Town has been forced to postpone an event after travellers have taken over the club’s car park on Waterlode.

The club said it was forced to postpone the “Players Meet & Greet” event due to safety fears.

June 30, 2016
Council bosses bid to remove travellers from Barony Park in Nantwich

Council bosses bid to remove travellers from Barony Park in Nantwich

Council chiefs claim they are trying to reclaim Barony Park in Nantwich after travellers set up camp there almost a week ago.

Families with more than 20 caravans and vehicles arrived on the council-owned park last Friday (June 3).

June 9, 2016
Council bids to remove travellers occupying Love Lane car park in Nantwich

Council bids to remove travellers occupying Love Lane car park in Nantwich

Travellers who have occupied a council-run car park close to Nantwich town centre are likely to be moved in the next 24 hours.

The travelling families set up camp on Love Lane car park over the weekend.

November 2, 2015
Anger as Nantwich Town scrap community football due to “intimidating” Travellers

Anger as Nantwich Town scrap community football due to “intimidating” Travellers

Nantwich Town has been forced to cancel community football sessions, blaming “intimidating” Travellers who set up camp on land next to the Weaver Stadium.

Club chiefs say the behaviour of teenagers among the Traveller families forced them to abandon sessions on Thursday and cancel the weekend session.

May 29, 2015