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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
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